Agricorp is mailing participant packages this week to eligible producers across Ontario for the self-directed risk management (SDRM) plan for edible horticulture. The package contains a participant handbook and an information sheet outlining program details and changes, along with all the forms required to participate.
Agricorp will mail a participant package to producers who meet the following requirements:
- produced and sold an eligible commodity in Ontario in 2014. Eligible commodities include fruit, vegetables, herbs, spices and more. A complete list is available in the 2015 Program Details and Changes Information Sheet on agricorp.com.
- grew an eligible commodity for a minimum of six consecutive months in the taxation year
- have a minimum of $5,000 in allowable net sales (ANS). Details about ANS are available on the information sheet and at agricorp.com
- filed a T1163 with the Canada Revenue Agency or submitted a Statement A to Agricorp for 2014.
Eligible producers who don’t receive a package should contact Agricorp.
To participate, producers need to submit a Deposit Notice and cheque to Agricorp by February 1, 2016.