AFSC extending recommended seeding dates for 2020 crop year and new board chair appointed
Clients who seed these crops within the extended recommended seeding dates will be covered for quality (grade) loss.
Clients who seed these crops after the extended recommended seeding dates will not be covered for quality (grade) loss and may have uninsured causes assessed unless the cause of loss appears to be general to the area, such as frost.
No changes are being made to the dates for crops with seeding deadlines.
The Land Report filing deadline of June 20 remains unchanged.
Cool, wet spring weather has coupled with unharvested acres to create harvesting and seeding delays for many producers. As a result, for the 2020 crop year only, AFSC is extending the recommended seeding dates for several crops.
Under annual crop insurance, certain crops have specified recommended seeding dates while others have seeding deadlines. No changes are being made to AFSC seeding deadlines.
For the 2020 Crop Year only, AFSC is extending the recommended seeding dates as described in the following table:
Meet the new AFSC board chair, Mabel Hamilton, a prominent cattle producer and member of the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame.