Daily Archives: April 22, 2011

Overwinter Bee Mortality Insurance

  Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC) INSURANCE: OVERWINTER BEE MORTALITY INSURANCE PROGRAM (NEW FOR 2011 !) Purpose • This  program insures a producer’s bees against non-manageable abnormal wintering losses, including weather-related losses, diseases and pests where there are no adequate means of control. Eligibility • A producer who resides and operates an apiary in Manitoba and is registered as a beekeeper under The Bee Act (Manitoba) is eligible for this program. • Eligible producers must operate a minimum of 50 colonies. • Strong colonies (placed in either indoor or outdoor storage) and nuclear colonies placed in indoor storage are eligible for […]