Hail Insurance Deadlines

Any owner of land or lessee of Crown owned land (FCC, ACS or any agency of the Crown) in Saskatchewan may apply to insure crops with SMHI. A condition of acceptance is that all lands owned and or leased and the crops seeded on them must be insured. However, if the insured does not wish to insure all of their crops, an Application for Exemption of Crops must be completed. To apply for coverage contact your local RM Administrator.
Upcoming Dates To Remember
June 15 Last day to file crop reports
June 30 Last day for new applicants to apply for coverage

Crop Insurance – June deadlines

Crop Insurance is available to any producer who meets SCIC eligibility requirements. Crop Insurance regulations require contract holders to demonstrate legal, operational and financial independence from all other producers in order to be eligible.

June 10 Full yield-loss coverage becomes effective on winter wheat and fall rye that will be grazed and/or cut for feed.

Deadline for planting potatoes (processing and table varieties).

Final day to finalize claims on over-winter extensions.

June 15 Deadline for planting potatoes (seed varieties).
June 20 Under the Forage Establishment Benefit Option, this is the deadline to seed forage acres.

Deadline to submit Establishment Benefit claims.

Crop Insurance will not accept yield-loss liability for spring crops seeded after this date*.

Deadline to submit a gopher claim on crops that fail to establish due to gopher damage*.


June 21 Full coverage for yield-loss coverage begins today on established spring and fall-seeded crops*.
June 25 Deadline to submit Seeded Acreage Reports on all crops*

Deadline to submit Unseeded Acreage claims.

Deadline to report stored grain.

Deadline to submit Hive Reporting Form.

Deadline to submit Stored Honey Report.

Deadline to endorse overwintering insurance for the Bee Mortality Insurance Pilot Program.

June 30 Deadline to seed greenfeed crops insured as forage.

Establishment and gopher damage claims on greenfeed must be submitted by this date.

*Excludes greenfeed

SASKTIP congratulates the RM of Excel

“At the spring convention in 1998 a motion was passed that all Rural Municipalities voluntarily support SASKTIP with a yearly donation of $100.
To date approximately 130 RM’s are faithful yearly supporters and these RM’s are as a group the largest continuing supporter of SASKTIP and are very integral to the continuing operation of SASKTIP.
Each year at the spring convention a framed print is donated by Ducks Unlimited to be given to a paid up RM.  This year’s winner is the RM of Excel and SASKTIP wants to express thanks for the RM of Excel’s continuing support!
SASKTIP is a natural resources and environmental reward program that has had a direct working relationship with some RM’s who have experienced the dumping of garbage or hazardous substances or the illegal hunting of big game animals and other crimes.
To report a violation phone the Turn In Poacher (TIP) line, 1-800-667-7561 or SaskTel cellular #5555.
We look forward to continuing to work together with all the RM’s in Saskatchewan!”