Managing Crop Risk For 2021

 

Looking Forward to the 2021 Crop Insurance Year

Good weather, rising commodity prices, and the time and ability to do fall field work in preparation for the 2021 crop year, made for a great end to the 2020 harvest. With harvest complete for most growers, we just want to remind you that December 10th marks the end of insurance coverage for corn and…

Be Certain You and Your Snowmobile Are Covered

Winter is here and regardless of how experienced you are on a snowmobile, it’s important to make sure you have the proper insurance before hitting those trails. Going off-road without the appropriate coverage could be financially devastating for you in the event of an injury, collision or any another unforeseen issue. What is snowmobile insurance…

Guidelines For Crop Insurance As We Near Harvest

With harvest upon us, we have some 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 2020 crop year. • Prior to chopping part or all of a unit for silage (putting the crop to another use), contact your…

Avoiding Potentially Large Losses This Harvest Season

With harvest just around the corner, it is important to mitigate the risk of any down time or major losses of your equipment. Some common dangers include combine or tractor fires, which cause over $20 million in property losses each year and millions more in lost time during the busy season. The best way to…

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

CFAP Application Information https://www.farmers.gov/cfap How to Apply Producers should apply through their local Farm Service Agency Service Center. While USDA Service Centers are open for business by phone appointment only, FSA is working with our agricultural producers by phone and using email and online tools to process applications. Please call your FSA county office to schedule…

July 4th Holiday

AgQuest offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day.  Any ACH’s received Thursday, July 2nd will be in customer accounts on Monday, July 6th.  Contact Customer Service to request funds (ACH and WIRE) 877-626-7453 or AQCustomerService@agquest.net.

Acreage Reporting Deadline is July 15th

Acreage Reporting Deadline is July 15th PROVIDE A COPY OF YOUR FSA ACREAGE SUMMARY TO YOUR INSURANCE AGENT FOR ACCURATE REPORTING OF ACRES. Once you have certified with FSA, call to make an appointment and make sure to bring a copy of your FSA paperwork (578’s & maps) this will ensure that the correct acreage…

Opportune Time to Review Financial Position

With the crop is in the ground and the growing season progressing, it’s a good time to take a look at your year-to-date numbers and start planning through the rest of the crop season. Here are some of the things to think about: 1. Comparing budget to actual: How did the crop input expenses, fuel,…

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…