Tag: AFSC

Figuring Out Crop Insurance Options for Unharvested, Snow-Covered Crop

Snowy, wet weather has halted harvest in many areas over the last few weeks, leaving everybody wondering when they’ll be able to get back in the field, if at all. In Alberta, growers who have crop insurance through AFSC (Agriculture Financial Services Corporation) may be eligible for an unharvested acreage benefit if they can’t get the… Read more »

AFSC Board of Directors Dismissed Due to “Culture of Entitlement”

The Government of Alberta today announced that the Board of Directors of the Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) has been dismissed following an examination into senior executive expenses and procurements. “The report’s findings point to a culture of entitlement in the last administration that Albertans firmly rejected in the election, a culture of entitlement that… Read more »

Ruminating with RealAg — Ep. 9: The Looming WLPIP Calf Coverage Deadline

The Western Livestock Price Insurance Program’s (WLPIP) calf coverage deadline is May 28, 2015. WLPIP is a risk management program, allowing producers to pay a premium for forward price coverage. Should market price fall below their coverage level for their time frame, the producer will receive a payment. It all sounds pretty straightforward, but deciding… Read more »

Free Workshop Helps Build a Risk Management Plan for Your Cattle Business

What’s your risk management plan for your cattle business? If you don’t have one or would like to step up your understanding of price risk, managing returns and use of contracts, this free workshop may be for you. Beginning next week, Linus7, Agriculture Financial Services Corporation’s Cattle Price Insurance Program (CPIP) and RealAgriculture.com’s cattle market… Read more »