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.
May 21, 2013
Commodity markets are lower today after reports that farmers planted last week at a record pace. Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions says farmers need to use the tools available to manage risk, and that should include more than just crop insurance. He talked about this with KRVN's Dewey Nelson. Managing Risk This Growing Season Frye AUDIO
For the text of the interview, click here: Managing Price Risk This Growing Season
May 20, 2013
As the Farm Bill moves forward in Washington, many will be watching what happens to crop insurance. Andrew Bowman is a fifth generation farmer and ag risk advisor from Oneida, IL. He wrote this Op Ed to the Peoria Journal Star. He does a nice job of adding perspective to the debate. Andrew Bowman editorial
May 7, 2013
Planting plans could be changing based on the weather this spring. Make sure to take crop insurance policies into account when making your decisions. If you don't follow the rules, you could be making some costly mistakes, according to Deb Etheridge, Vice President of Insurance with Water Street Solutions. She talks about this with Dewey Nelson from KRVN. Crop Insurance Rules in a Wet Spring Etheridge AUDIO
For the text of the interview, click here: Crop Insurance and the Cold Wet Spring
April 29, 2013
Have you been able to do fieldwork yet? If you answered no, you're certainly not alone - with the wet and cold conditions across much of farm country. This year, it's going to be important to know how your crop insurance policy works as you're making planting decisions.
In his weekly Finance First post on FarmFutures.com, Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions, has information you'll want to know this spring about how your crop insurance works in relation to planting delays. Read it HERE.
March 11, 2013
The RMA announced the spring base price for corn and soybeans earlier this month, and now crop insurance decision-making time is almost over already. In his weekly Finance First post on FarmFutures.com, Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks about how good crop insurance decisions now can provide peace of mind later during the growing season. Read it HERE.
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