Production Insurance
Strawberries

Eligibility

​​​Your responsibilities

  • Follow good farm management practices. If your practices contribute to a production loss, you may lose some or all of your insurance coverage.
  • Meet all deadlines to ensure that your Production Insurance contract remains in good standing.
  • Contact us if your business structure changes, including changes to name, address, shareholders and farm management practices.
  • Insure your full crop. All acres of strawberries you plant must be enrolled in Production Insurance.
  • Use adequate protective mulch to prevent heaving and crown injury

  • Select healthy plants that are tested for virus and free of disease and nematodes.
  • Maintain practices to prevent the spread of virus.

Coverage period

Coverage for insured perils begins in the fall and ends when harvest is complete or the coverage period date is reached, whichever comes first.

Coverage dates vary by area, depending on when your crop was planted, the available crop heat units and other specific geographical characteristics.

To be eligible for winter coverage on first-year plantings, the dates listed in the following table must be met.

Coverage dates

Area
(see map)
Coverage start date
(Established plantings)
Planting deadline
(First-year plantings)
All areas June-bearing only N/AJune 15
A and COctober 15September 25
B (east)October 15September 3
B (west)October 15September 15
DSeptember 30September 3
ESeptember 20August 25

Defined coverage areas

The following map defines the five specific areas and has been developed by Agricorp based on consideration of available crop heat units and other specific geographical characteristics. 

This map shows the five defined coverage areas A, B, C, D and E.

Areas C and E are defined by municipal boundaries, as follows:

  • Area C: Niagara and Haldimand County and Tuscarora Township
  • Area E: Northern Ontario, the districts of Algoma, Cochrane, Kenora, Manitoulin, Muskoka, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Rainy River, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Temiskaming, and the county of Haliburton








Canadian Agricultural Partnership – Agricorp – Ontario – Canada