Important Reminders For Your Crop Insurance

What a change from a year ago! Last year at this time, you were weighing the decision to go with Prevent Plant versus late planting. This year, within a two-week period spring planting was done with little to no hiccups. From a crop insurance perspective, we are very grateful to have had a much nicer…

Protecting Your Children From Farm-Related Accidents

With the disruption of school this spring due to COVID-19, farm families have been able to spend more time together working on the farm. Although most farm families are used to working with their children by their side, the additional time spent on the farm also means more exposure to farm workplace hazards. With that,…

Don’t Fall Victim to Coronavirus Fraud

Life-altering events bring out the best and the worst in people. They also tend to reveal insurable risks as well as the benefits of carrying coverage against those risks. The COVID-19 pandemic has been just such a life-altering event. It follows that coronavirus scams began to pop up almost as soon as containment measures became “the new…

Flood Insurance Facts

As one of the most common natural disasters, floods are widespread and can cause much more than property damage. For Minnesotans without proper insurance, flooding can cause severe personal and financial losses. Of the roughly 2 million households in Minnesota, only 11,000 buy flood coverage. Misconceptions of cost, who is eligible, what is and what…

COVID-19 Premium Relief Offered by Insurance Carriers

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives upside down – changing the way we live, work and socialize and putting a great deal of stress on our day-to-day lives. As your trusted insurance provider, we want to bring you some positive news and make you aware of what some of our insurance carriers are offering…

AgQuest Offices Closed Friday, April 10th

AgQuest offices will be closed Friday, April 10th in observance of Good Friday.  Any ACH’s received Thursday, April 9th will be in customer accounts on Monday, April 13th.  Contact Customer Service to request funds (ACH and WIRE) 877-626-7453 or AQCustomerService@agquest.net.

AgQuest/MN River Ins Receives Spirit of the Silver Lining Award

As an independent insurance agency, AgQuest/Minnesota River Insurance is proud to represent some of the best insurance companies in the business. One of those companies is West Bend Mutual Insurance based out of West Bend, Wisconsin. West Bend not only has an outstanding reputation for providing a comprehensive portfolio of personal and business insurance products,…

Crop Insurance Deadline Nearing

The deadline to purchase and make your final elections for your 2020 crop insurance is March 16. With this deadline right around the corner, it is imperative that you make any modifications needed in regards to entity changes – going from an individual to an LLC, Partnership or Corporation, or even from a Corporation, LLC…

Good Financial Analysis Starts with a Year-End Balance Sheet

The beginning of a new year marks a time for a fresh start, a new tax year, and sometimes new opportunities. Besides gathering tax information, a good business practice during the first quarter of each year is updating your Year-End balance sheet, dated either December 31 or January 1. In addition to having a copy…

2020 Farm Bill Meeting Material

If you missed the Farm Bill meetings earlier this week or want to review the materials below is the link to the video and power points. There are separate power points for locations – the only difference would be the county information is geared towards the location. Power Points: 2020 Crop Ins Meeting-Centra Sota 2020…