The Program

AgriInvest

The AgriInvest program allows participants to annually deposit an amount into an account of up to 1.0% of their operation's allowable net sales (ANS) of allowable products and to receive a matching government contribution. However, it is possible for participants to annually deposit an amount into their account that does not exceed the ANS of their operation. Participants can withdraw money from their account, according to their operation's needs.

Statistics on the AgriInvest program are available in the Statistics and Rates section.

Agri-Québec

NEW

Enhancements to Agri-Québec and Agri-Québec Plus Programs

La Financière agricole du Québec has enhanced the delivery of its risk management programs. These changes will apply starting with the 2015 participation year.

To find out more about these enhancements

 

The Agri-Québec program, funded by the Government of Québec, aims to improve the ability of operations to manage their own farm-related risks.

This program, complementary to the AgriInvest program, allows participants to annually deposit an amount in a savings account, to receive a matching amount from La Financière agricole du Québec and to withdraw amounts based on their needs.

Depending on its income, the farm operation can deposit into its account a maximum of:

Farm income of operation under $100,000
ANS rangeAgriculture (%)Aquaculture (%)
$0 to 1.5 M4.24.9
Farm income of operation over $100,000
ANS rangeAgriculture (%)Aquaculture (%)
$0 to 1.5 M3.23.9
$1.5 to 2.5 M22
$2.5 to 5.0 M1.51.5
$5 M and over11

Changes in administrative fees charged for Agri-Québec program:

  • Starting in 2014, annual fees will be charged, for each participation year, to participants who are entitled to a government contribution in an amount exceeding the minimum of $150;
  • No fees will be charged to operations that have no allowable product for a participation year. Please note that products covered or associated with the Farm Income Stabilization Insurance (ASRA) program are no longer eligible starting with the 2014 participation year.

© Gouvernement du Québec, 2014