Article Date 15/03/2019

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AFSC lowers crop insurance, calf premium rates for 2019

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AFSC said the calf premiums under the Western Livestock Price Insurance Program (WLPIP) are significantly lower, falling 20 to 40 percent depending on the coverage length, though calf rates are subject to change because the market fluctuates throughout the sales season. | File photo

Alberta is lowering its crop insurance and cow-calf premium rates for this year because of what is says are good growing and stable market conditions.

AFSC said in a news release March 11 that crop insurance premium rates will fall on average by nine percent this year, though the rate for each crop and region will vary.

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