Insurance & Income Protection Programs
Agricultural producers can protect their business against severe market volatility and disaster situations situations through the B.C. government’s Business Risk Management programs.
2017 BC AgriStability Enhancement Program
The British Columbia Government has made special provisions to help producers suffering income declines in 2017.
- 2017 BC AgriStability Enhancement Program
- Locations, dates and times of important information sessions for the new program across B.C. (PDF)
2017 Canada – British Columbia Wildfire Recovery Initiative
The 2017 Canada-British Columbia Wildfires Recovery Initiative will provide up to $20 million to assist agricultural producers with the extraordinary costs incurred to recover from the adverse effects of this year’s wildfires.
Production insurance helps producers manage their risk of crop losses caused by hail, spring frost, excessive rain, flooding, drought, etc.
Livestock Price Insurance
Livestock producers can purchase price protection on cattle and hogs in the form of an insurance policy.
Crop Loss & Damage Due to Wildlife
Agricultural producers can get compensation due to wildlife damage to some harvested and unharvested crops.
Agriculture Income Protection
AgriStability helps stabilize farm income by managing the risk of large income declines.
AgriInvest helps manage small income declines, and provides support for investments to mitigate risks or improve market income.