The Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) is a provincial crown corporation with a private sector board of directors that provides farmers, agribusinesses and other small businesses loans, crop insurance and farm income disaster assistance. Kelly Rich is AFSC’s vice-president of lending. He says 2011 has been a good year for his organization.

Further with AFSC - they’ve got a major deadline coming up. Lorelei Hulston is AFSC’s provincial insurance manager.

For more information about AFSC, you can call their toll-free number at 1-877-899-2372, or visit their webpage at