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No hill of beans — soybeans get a boost with expanded insurance plan

The New Crops Insurance Initiative, which also covers forages and 
other special crops, will give coverage for soybeans in specified areas

Reading Time: 2 minutes Soybeans are here to stay in Alberta and the announcement they now qualify for Agricultural Financial Services Crop insurance coverage is expected to boost acreage. “There were a number of people who were waiting for that program to be in place before growing soybeans, so I see it as a positive step for expanding the […] Read more