GFM Network News

The Hail Report

Although it’s early in the growing season, hailstorms have already generated claims ineach Prairie province. The most significant storm to date in Alberta was on June 5 when hail was accompanied by a tornado in the southern part of the province. The areas affected were Taber, Wrentham, and Warner to Enchant. Seeding was early in […] Read more

Hail claims well below normal

In its biweekly report, the Canadian Crop Hail Association says that despite some well-publicized storms, the number of hail claims filed by Prairie farmers is well below average for this time of year. As of mid-week, the member companies reported a total of roughly 2,650 claims in Saskatchewan, 930 claims in Alberta and 500 claims in […] Read more