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May 15, 2020 | 08:29 1 So now that harvest is finally done and I to this day say on our farm was done last fall because of frost this is what's happening. We never had any canola off last fall because of no rain in spring, it all was established and finally rained end June. Of course was beautiful looking after rain but because of a month behind and no fricken sun all fall to finish it was pure green when frost hit or winter. So phoned Sask crop insurance and there was no way they come out till harvested. Wtf it's Froze solid green like everyone knows what happens to green plants! So now we have harvested it in spring and it was poor! Very poor worst shit canola I ever saw. Now samples taken in say poor# 3. It gray greens dry as hell.Every elevator says not interested at all because there to much shity stuff that's better but may not buy at any time.
So since there are some bushels not sure exactly how Sask insurance comes up with there figures but they holy shit it ain't good! Now as far as I am concerned it's a Wipe out if can't sell?. So what's in bin is nothing should just dump in bush! How should a guy handle this? Reply With Quote
May 15, 2020 | 08:40 2
Quote Originally Posted by Robertbarlage View Post
So now that harvest is finally done and I to this day say on our farm was done last fall because of frost this is what's happening. We never had any canola off last fall because of no rain in spring, it all was established and finally rained end June. Of course was beautiful looking after rain but because of a month behind and no fricken sun all fall to finish it was pure green when frost hit or winter. So phoned Sask crop insurance and there was no way they come out till harvested. Wtf it's Froze solid green like everyone knows what happens to green plants! So now we have harvested it in spring and it was poor! Very poor worst shit canola I ever saw. Now samples taken in say poor# 3. It gray greens dry as hell.Every elevator says not interested at all because there to much shity stuff that's better but may not buy at any time.
So since there are some bushels not sure exactly how Sask insurance comes up with there figures but they holy shit it ain't good! Now as far as I am concerned it's a Wipe out if can't sell?. So what's in bin is nothing should just dump in bush! How should a guy handle this?
Grow another crop of canola....and blend it off. ...

Probes are farmers friend.... Reply With Quote

  • May 15, 2020 | 08:52 3 So they guaranty so many bushels at 10.66? That means nothing if you have nothing? Why Reply With Quote
    May 15, 2020 | 09:05 4 .....cancel contract.

    wiseguy says they say and do anything to pay you less.

    Not a smug or arrogant comment, but am I glad I don't need them or are forced to use them. That could change one day or wished I did have a contract but seems shitty to me....its insurance. Reply With Quote
    May 15, 2020 | 09:11 5 They weren't willing to give me a premium discount after 15 years of.AgStab numbers were used to calculate my own individual yeilds. They could see I would have likely never collected a dime....

    The analysis and seeing I wouldnt have collected and no premium discount was enough to convince me to say screw it.

    Everybody has to base their.decision on their own circumstances Reply With Quote
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  • May 17, 2020 | 08:32 6 Have a lawyer or the Hells Angels ready to represent you !

    They'll Pay ! Reply With Quote
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  • May 20, 2020 | 13:18 7 They can **** off with the " we are here for you " line ! Reply With Quote

  • May 23, 2020 | 23:07 8 Don't waste time with appeal panels ! Reply With Quote
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  • May 23, 2020 | 23:34 9
    Quote Originally Posted by wiseguy View Post
    Don't waste time with appeal panels !
    I’ll second that.

    When a panelist falls asleep in the middle of your presentation to AFSC it instills great confidence that your concerns are being heard and considered. Reply With Quote
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