Crop Insurance as Risk Management
When examining your exposure to risk, we recommend including crop insurance as a risk management tool. Our Crop Insurance Specialists can provide you with the best policy for your operation and work with you to integrate your crop insurance with your marketing strategies to do what's best for your business.
November 14, 2013
Did you - or do you think you have a crop insurance claim this year? This year, there could potentially be claims on the yield or revenue side. And what can you do to start looking ahead toward your 2014 crop insurance plan? Grant Frye, an Ag Risk Advisor with Water Street Solutions, talks about these topics with farm broadcaster DeLoss Jahnke of WIRL on the noon agribusiness show. Noon Show Grant Frye AUDIO
October 9, 2013
Harvest continues across much of the Midwest - what do we need to consider about our crop insurance as yields and prices become clearer? Steve Jackson, an Ag Risk Advisor with Water Street Solutions, talks through what could happen with the revenue and yield parts of crop insurance policies this year as we figure out more about price and yields. He talks about it with farm broadcaster DeLoss Jahnke of WIRL during the noon agribusiness hour. Noon Show Steve Jackson AUDIO
September 9, 2013
Keep in mind that the due date for your crop insurance premiums this fall is a month earlier than usual. The billing date has been moved up to October 1st this year. At that time, interest (15%) will attach. Call your Ag Risk Advisor with questions.
August 29, 2013
This is a field of one of our clients. It is on the Iowa-Illinois border. According to Ag Risk Advisor Jim Spiker, there has been NO recorded rainfall at the Burlington, Iowa reporting station the whole month of August. He says the last rain was .40" in mid July. With that, this summer is on track to being the driest summer in the areas since the 1800s.
August 16, 2013
It's tough to get started in farming today. If your family is already in the business, then a good succession plan will help. If you're not that lucky, then you might take the part-time leap into production. Here's an article from our latest Smart Series newsletter. If you didn't find one in your mailbox, request one at firstname.lastname@example.org. READ THE ARTICLE HERE
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