Price Tracking Update

We will continue to keep you updated weekly on the progress of the prices (usually Friday). If you have any questions or concerns about the pricing, please do not hesitate to call the office.

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Price Tracking Update

We are 4 days into trading in February, which has 20 days of trading to set prices for Initial price elections on commodities that have revenue protection. We will continue to keep you updated weekly on the progress of the prices (usually Friday). If you have any questions or concerns about the pricing, please do…

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Insure Your Love – Life Insurance Options 

Life Insurance Options  Life insurance offers financial protection for those who depend on you. We offer multiple options through Auto-Owners and are sure we can help you find an insurance policy that best fits your needs.    Why Auto-Owners?  Established in 1916, they have over 100 years of experience providing policyholders exceptional service in multiple…

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Dry Bean Price

  Dry Bean revenue prices finalized.   The biggest variety to watch is navy beans with a $.08 cent drop or 20.51% price drop.  This will certainly generate losses on a revenue basis.  Which means even if you had a good crop of beans on a pound basis it is worth looking at your guarantee…

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End of Insurance Period

End of Insurance Period December 10th marked the end of insurance for Corn and soybeans.  This means that no coverage exists on standing crops in the fields unless you file for an extension.  Extensions are granted from the adjusters on a case-by-case basis.  It is imperative that you report any standing crop even if you…

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FSA Form 860

  The first wave or ERP (Emergency Relief Program) applications have started to hit mailboxes nationwide, we wanted to make sure you have all the information possible regarding this funding. On November 1 we texted out the outline of how the program pays alongside the payment factors. The amount stated on your application is NOT…

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Corn and Soybean Prices have been Finalized 

Most insureds have Revenue Protection on their corn & Soybeans, which provides a revenue per acre guarantee. The projected price or spring price is set in February for September delivery. The spring price for Soybeans was $13.76 per bushel, and corn was $5.91. To calculate the revenue per acre, you can use the formula:  APH X…

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Emergency Relief Program (ERP) for 2022

  I write today to inform you that USDA this week released details on the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) for 2022.  This announcement comes 10 months after funding was initially signed into law in the 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act. Congress provided roughly $3.2 billion to address natural disasters that occurred during the 2022 calendar year…

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Snow Covered Crops

This Halloween has brought a spooky reality of the all too familiar site of crops covered by snowfall. This can be a light dusting to several feet of snow depending on your area. It can also mean disaster for the crop or a shrug of the shoulders and the familiar saying of, “We have been…

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10 Halloween Safety Tips from Auto-Owners

10 Halloween Safety Tips Every Parent Needs to Know 1. The Perfect Costume = the right length + easy to see! The number one, most important Halloween safety tip: make sure other drivers can see your child! If your trick-or-treater has their heart set on being a stealthy ninja, deck out their costume with glow…

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