Bee compensation program announced

A program to provide financial assistance to Ontario beekeepers was announced today by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF). This one-time financial assistance, to be delivered by Agricorp, will comp​ensate eligible beekeepers who experience unusually high bee deaths this year.​​

Program details are still being finalized. More information will be available by May 16 when packages are mailed to eligible beekeepers and posted to

Beekeepers continue to have access to programs like AgriStability, AgriInvest and the Self-Directed Risk Management program for support.​