Back-to-school safety tips as kids head back to class

By Heather A. Turner, managing editor of ALM’s NU Property & Casualty Group The 2021-22 school year has just begun for students across the U.S. Although there is much uncertainty about how this school year will unfold amidst a surge in the Delta variant of COVID-19, many children are returning to in-person lessons for the time being, which…

6 insurance myths policyholders should be aware of

By Heather A. Turner, managing editor of ALM’s NU Property & Casualty Group Insurance policies are not always easy to understand. From declarations and exclusions to endorsements, consumers can easily become confused about what is or isn’t covered without the guidance of an expert insurance agent. Misconceptions about insurance coverage also fuel confusion amongst consumers. One of the…

What You Need to Know as the Crop Insurance Deadline Closes In

The sales closing for 2021 Crop Insurance is March 15, 2021 and we are starting off with higher prices than we have seen in a few years. The volatility factors are trending higher as well, but it is the last 5-day trading days that will contribute to final premium prices. Some things to be mindful…

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.