November 2021

Upcoming Events

Every Saturday morning “Insights into Insurance” radio show KATE 1450AM 8:45am
Oct. 15-Dec. 7 Medicare Annual Election Period
Nov. 1- Dec .15 Individual Health Insurance Open Enrollment (for effective date of Jan 1 , 2022)
Nov 25-26 Happy Thanksgiving! (Office Closed)
Dec. 1 - MPCI Crop Insurance Interest Charge Date on Unpaid Balances
Dec 2-3 Americana Christmas Open House
Dec 24-25 Merry Christmas! (Office Closed)
Dec 31-Jan 1 Happy New Year’s! (Office Closed)
Feb 10 -2022 22nd Annual Ag Summit
<span>Farm Insurance Highlights</span>

Farm Insurance Highlights

There are many types of Gases with Agriculture. What are those gases and how can you take precautions or monitor them with detections. Please click here or the button below to read download the RAM Mutual Insurance Companies Flash Points flyer.

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Crop Insurance

Crop Insurance

Rising input costs and uncertainty about next year's crop prices mean more farmers should consider the Supplemental Coverage Option and Enhanced Coverage Option for 2022, said Steve Johnson, retired Iowa State University Extension farm management specialist. December futures for corn and soybeans are running higher than the spring prices for both crops this year, so "farmers ought to be celebrating," added Johnson.
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Farmers National Co. sold a record amount of farmland during its fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, with the most activity taking place in Iowa, followed by North Dakota, Kansas, and eastern Nebraska, said Randy Dickhut, Farmers National's senior vice president of real estate. Absentee farmland owners are motivated to sell due to high market values, and cropland rated good-to-excellent is netting premium prices, added Dickhut.
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High crop prices and continued government support payments are driving a projected $113 billion in net farm income for 2021, which is nearly a record, according to the USDA's Economic Research Service. The amount also marks a more than doubling of farm income since 2016.
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Client Centered
As you probably know there is a shortage of used farm equipment and supplier setbacks which in turn creates elevated used equipment prices.  A listener asked on Americana Insurance Groups Insights into Insurance with Tom Sorenson and Aaron Worm on KATE 1450 AM radio broadcast  If I had something happen to any of my equipment, would I be covered for the increase in costs?  Please take a listen and find out.
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