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Average Manitoba 2017 crop insurance coverage up, premiums down

AgriInsurance covers 90 per cent of annual crops seed in this province

AgriInsurance coverage in Manitoba is expected to exceed $2.6 billion this year — the second-highest level on record — on 9.6 million acres of land, Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler said Jan. 17 while speaking here at Ag Days. While coverage is increasing an average seven per cent, premium rates are down an average of four