- Provides producers with a higher Dollar Value to reflect the value and increased cost of producing pedigreed seed crops.
- Acreage must be sown with select, breeder, foundation or registered seed and must meet all Canadian Seed Growers’ Association (CSGA) field history standards.
- Crops grown from certified seed are not eligible.
- The producer insuring the crop must apply to the CSGA for certification and must provide their CSGA number to MASC in order to have pedigreed seed coverage.
- March 31 is the last day to apply for, add or delete crops (including pedigreed seed crops), change, or cancel AgriInsurance.
- June 30 is the last day to file Seeded Acreage Reports, and November 30 is the last day for submitting claims (without penalty) and for filing Harvested Production Reports.
- If selecting the pedigreed seed crop, the producer must also insure any non-pedigreed acreage of thesame crop, and both must be insured at the same coverage level.
- If the producer is growing the crop for both pedigreed seed and non-pedigreed production, the production must be stored separately.
- The same grade guarantee and grade factor applies to the pedigreed seed crop and the non-pedigreed crop.
- There is no germination guarantee.
- The Probable Yield (yield per acre) is the same as the non-pedigreed crop.
- Pedigreed seed coverage only applies to crops grown for the purpose of producing pedigreed seed.
- Dockage is determined on the same basis as non-pedigreed production.