Annual Crop Insurance
Agriculture can be unpredictable. That's why Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) provides a suite of annual crop insurance programs to safeguard against production loss.
- AFSC’s annual insurance programs protect producers from financial losses due to circumstances beyond their control.
- Programs are available for many types of operations including commercial, organic, pedigree see and specialty cropping.
- The option to purchase the Hail Endorsement (HE) and Spring Price Endorsement (SPE) with crop insurance policies for additional coverage on most crops.
- A variety of programs are available to suit your business’s crop choices. Click on an insurance program below for full details about the annual crop program you’re interested in.
Crop Insurance in Alberta includes Agrilnsurance and is one component of the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. This agreement is Canada’s and Alberta’s commitment to agriculture, and focuses on achieving results, reflects input from across the sector, and strives to deliver programs that are responsive to the needs of producers.
Federal and provincial governments support AgriInsurance programs by paying all administration expenses and sharing premium costs with clients.
Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) offers insurance for both dryland and irrigated crops and provides a production guarantee based on a calculated Individual Coverage for each client. Indemnities are calculated and paid based on actual production and reflect conditions on the client’s farm.Learn More
Honey Insurance provides coverage for hives managed for the sole purpose of honey production. Indemnities are calculated when there is a loss of production resulting from naturally occurring perils.Learn More
This program provides coverage for the loss of bees, in excess of normal losses, resulting from naturally occurring perils beyond management control.Learn More
New Crop Insurance Initiative provides protection for new and non-traditional crops that don’t fall into current multi-peril insurance coverage programs. Examples of crops that are eligible for New Crop Insurance include soybeans, dryland hemp, spelt, borage, caraway and certain varieties of potatoes and perennial crops grown for seed.Learn More
Silage Greenfeed Insurance is an alternative for silage and greenfeed crops and does not require pre-harvest or post-harvest inspections. Claims are determined using off-farm measurements.Learn More
Corn Heat Unit Insurance is an area-based program which provides protection against a lack of heat for irrigated corn. Actual production of corn on the farm does not affect a claim payment.Learn More
The Spring Price Endorsement is purchased on a crop-specific basis and offers protection for within-year price declines of more than 10 per cent between the spring insurance price and the fall market price.Learn More
For crop producers, there are few things as devastating as a hail storm. Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) provides Straight Hail Insurance so you can secure peace of mind in knowing your assets are protected from one of Mother Nature's most damaging elements.Learn More
The Wildlife Damage Compensation Program compensates agricultural producers for wildlife damage to eligible annual unharvested crops, wildlife excreta contaminated crops, and silage in pits and tubes. Producers are not required to have insurance to qualify for a claim.Learn More
Keep up-to-date on upcoming program deadlines.Learn More