April 2, 2020
On April 1, the Ontario government announced that farmers will have until June 30, 2020, to apply for or make changes to coverage under RMP for livestock and RMP: Grains and Oilseeds.
Extending the RMP deadlines gives farmers more time to make business decisions and to assess their program coverage needs, especially while dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. This support is critical for the agricultural industry.
Coverage options for 2020 will not be affected, and program delays will not cause gaps in coverage, ensuring farmers continue to have coverage in place.
Agricorp sent renewals to livestock producers in February, and RMP: Grains and Oilseeds renewals are currently in the mail. Both are also available through online services at agricorp.com. SDRM: Edible Horticulture packages go out in the fall.
Although the deadline has changed, producers should apply or change coverage as soon as they're ready to get their coverage in place.
Apply or renew online, by email or fax
Applications can be found and submitted online at agricorp.com:
Applications can also be sent by email or fax if they can't be submitted through the website. Please do not mail applications during this time to ensure faster processing.
Agricorp will continue to communicate program information as quickly as possible through multiple channels, including through agricorp.com.
Agricorp staff is working hard to follow up with all customers as soon as possible and thanks everyone for their patience during this time.