Crop Blog

Crop Talk: Captives

I have seen quite a few companies and agencies promoting “captives” as a sound alternative to federally re-insured crop insurance. Suggesting a farmer’s best risk management strategy may be situated in a group of like-minded producers, who self-insure through the help of a licensed insurance company, thus bypassing […]

2019-01-23T10:42:52+00:00

7 Reasons Your Crop Insurance Policy May Change

Sometimes we overlook change and don’t realize all that can happen within a year. Take a moment to think about everything that has happened and if you should review your insurance needs. It’s important to do so annually as coverage needs change as the circumstances in our lives […]

2019-01-18T13:09:34+00:00

Dairy Revenue Protection | DRP

Dairy Revenue Protection (DRP) is designed to insure against unexpected declines in the quarterly revenue from milk sales relative to a guaranteed coverage level. The expected revenue is based on futures prices for milk and dairy commodities and the amount of covered milk production elected by the dairy […]

2018-10-31T15:50:29+00:00

Current Running Harvest Prices

Stay up to date with the current running harvest price averages for several commodities which can be found below.

These prices are current as of 10/15/18. The price discovery period for corn and soybeans will continue throughout the month of October.

 

2018-10-17T08:10:22+00:00

2018 Farm Bill: The Series

In this upcoming series we will be talking all things surrounding the 2018 Farm Bill. Each episode will review various topics and questions in hopes of shedding informative light with the help of our guests and discussions. 

Let us know your thoughts and feedback during each episode and what you’d like […]

2018-06-12T10:53:35+00:00

Farm Bill: Updates From The Hill

Listed below are the top 10 highlights of the 2018 Farm Bill from the House Agriculture Committee.

  1. Farm Policy:

    • The Agriculture & Food Act of 2018 works to address the 5-year, 52-percent decline in the farm economy by providing certainty that an extension of […]
2019-02-01T14:17:46+00:00

Excessive Rainfall Program

ABIS Crop Insurance has been talking to farmers a lot about this Excessive Rainfall product. Why? Because we believe that farmers should an upper hand from the financial impact of wet weather that Mother Nature provides. 

What is it?

  • Protection against too much rain […]
2018-04-20T10:42:05+00:00

Extended Winter Potentially Effecting Farmers’ Insurance

Watch the full video here.

Southern Minnesota –

Recent snowfall has delayed the ability for crops to begin the growing process.

Farmers looking for coverage to protect their crops from further or potential delay still have time before the deadline to plant corn (May 31st) and soybeans (June 10th).

Most growers have already […]

2018-04-19T13:21:26+00:00