2020 Farm Bill Decisions Meetings held in MN

AgQuest Insurance is excited to be bringing Art Barnaby back to MN! Art Barnaby, Emeritus Professor, is now retired. However, he continues to provided educational programs on crop insurance, government commodity programs, and risk management throughout Kansas and the nation, via his consulting firm. His work emphasizes the development of alternative public policies for crop…

Sinning Participates in Westfield Insurance TAPP Program

AgQuest/MN River Insurance Agent, Shannon Sinning, recently participated in Westfield Insurance Co.’s TAPP Program. TAPP is a two-week program that only a select group of agents are able to attend and offers a proven curriculum that includes advanced insurance sales, management and technical training for emerging agents. TAPP (The Association Perpetuation Plan) was established by…

Finishing Up the 2019 Crop Insurance Year

As we near the end of the calendar year, so came the end of the crop insurance period on December 10th, which marked the latest date of insurance coverage for corn and soybeans. If you still have a crop in the field after the December 10th deadline, here are the actions you must take: •…

Reducing the Risk of Fire During the Winter Months

Nothing feels better during our cold Minnesota winters than snuggling up in a cozy blanket and enjoying the warmth of a fire place. However, having a warm home can carry risks if you don’t take the proper precautions. Many normal household practices during the winter raise a fire risk including, fireplaces, appliances, candles, and Christmas…

Financing Options to Meet Your Needs in 2020

AgQuest understands the challenges of farming in today’s economic environment and the significance of having a financing program that can handle those challenges. Whether it’s a total operating loan, livestock or building loan, equipment loan or equipment leasing, AgQuest can provide the products and services you need to finance your operation. Operating loan options •…

Crop Insurance Premiums Deadline Extended

Due to widespread flooding, and excess moisture conditions impacting much of the U.S. RMA had extended the premium due date on MPCI policies with an 8/15 bill date only and relaxed the policy provisions on interest attaching to unpaid premium. Due to the ongoing issues and now weather forcing later harvests in many areas, RMA…

Guidelines to Follow For Crop Insurance as Harvest Approaches

It’s amazing how quickly the summer goes by. We will soon be harvesting and with that comes those important reminders about crop insurance procedures. As you read through the list below, be mindful that there are some guidelines to follow specific to the 2019 crop year. • Prior to chopping part or all of a…

Renting Tools & Equipment – What’s Your Insurance Risk

Normally when you think about the risk in renting something, it’s in the context of a vehicle that will be used as transportation while vacationing or on a business trip. However, have you ever thought about your risk exposure when renting small items from your local rental shop? This may include tools such as a…

Employee Workshop = Unavailable Tuesday Afternoon

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, AgQuest will be having employee workshop meetings.  The cutoff for ACH and Wire transactions will be 11:30 am.  Any ACH requests or wires received after that time will be initiated the next day.  An ACH request after 11:30 am on Tuesday will be in customer accounts on September 12th. Contact Customer…

AgQuest Financial Services and Agri-Chem, LLC Partner to Offer Producer Financing Options

Hopkinsville, KY – August 1, 2019 – AgQuest Financial Services is excited to welcome Agri-Chem, LLC, as a new retail partner, offering producer financing and leasing options to their customers.  Agri-Chem, a division of Hopkinsville Elevator, provides products and services in fertilizer, crop protection, seed and application, and operate out of multiple locations, including Hopkinsville,…

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