Understanding Your Risks in Operating a Drone

AgQuest/MN River Insurance agent Tim Lewis attended the IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference in Des Moines, Iowa last fall. The IRMI conference helps our agents gain a deeper understanding of topics that are impactful in the farming industry so they can bring that knowledge back to our customers. It is also one of the…

AFIS Certified Is More Than Just A Title

In a world where having an acronym behind your name has gotten more and more common, why should the classification of AFIS be important when searching out your insurance needs? As an Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS®), AgQuest/Minnesota River Insurance agents, Tim Lewis and Amber Weber, have specialized expertise in agribusiness and farm insurance…

Crop Insurance Deadline Nearing

March 15th is the deadline to purchase your crop insurance for the 2019 crop year. During this brief period, you will need to update any entity changes ? going from individual to a Corporation, LLC or Partnership, etc. Some of the things to go over as you finalize your crop insurance decisions for the 2019…

IRS waives estimated tax penalty for farmers, fishermen who file returns and pay tax by April 15

IRS News Release:  IR-2019-28 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service will waive the estimated tax penalty for any qualifying farmer or fisherman who files his or her 2018 federal income tax return and pays any tax due by Monday, April 15, 2019. The deadline is Wednesday, April 17, 2019, for taxpayers residing in Maine or…

Contract Grain Hauling. . . .

As we navigate together through the diversification of today’s farming operation, AgQuest/Minnesota River Insurance wants to be proactive in making sure you’re covered. Are you thinking about generating some additional income by hauling grain with your semi and/or grain hopper over the long winter? Well, before you commit your time and your assets, here are…

Preparing for 2019

The 2019 Financing programs at your retailer are available. Please visit with your AgQuest Business Relationship Manager  or Agronomy Account Manager, for details on our Companion® secured and Direct loan programs. Deadline approaching for Market Facilitation Program We want to remind you to make sure and sign up for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP). MFP,…

Veteran’s Day

Monday, November 12th is a bank holiday in observation of Veterans Day.  Any ACH’s received Friday, November 9th will be in customer accounts on Tuesday, November 13th.  Any ACH’s received on Monday, November 12th will be in customer accounts on Wednesday, November 14th. Contact Customer Service to request funds (ACH and WIRE) 877-626-7453 or AQCustomerService@agquest.net.…

Uncovering the Gaps in Your Insurance

Tim Lewis recently represented AgQuest/MN River Insurance at the annual IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference in Des Moines, Iowa.  The conference offers a forum where agents, brokers, underwriters, and insurance buyers can gain the expertise they need to properly insure the unique exposures of farms and agribusinesses, while networking and sharing best practice ideas…

Flexible, Simple and Personal Service is the Difference

As a new customer of your local farm retailer, or even as a loyal customer, you may not really understand what AgQuest® Financial Services has to offer. Sure, you know that AgQuest is a finance company owned by local farm supply retailers across the U.S., but why should you consider them as a financing option…

AgQuest® Receives Award from Nationwide

The property and casualty division of AgQuest Insurance recently received an award from Nationwide Insurance for their outstanding dedication and growth in ag sales over the past year. AgQuest Insurance was among only 87 agencies across the nation who met the criteria in Nationwide’s FAST Track Farmowners program. This put AgQuest Insurance in the top…

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