August 2019Upcoming Events Every Saturday morning “Insights into Insurance” radio show KATE 1450AM 8:45am Sept 9 thru 20 - Americana Insurance Group 15th annual Fire Extinguisher Re-Fill eventSept 18 - Land O’ Lakes Co-Op health Insurance WebinarSept 30 - Sales Closing Deadline for Forage Production InsuranceOct 28 -Dec 20 Open Enrollment Land O’ Lakes Farmer Health Ins.Nov 1 – Dec 19 Open Enrollment 40 Square Farmer Health Ins. Dec 5-6 Americana Christmas Open HouseFarm Insurance HighlightsSexual Abuse and Insurance in the Agriculture IndustryCan you farm/agricultural business afford the groundswell of interest in gender equality, sexual harassment, and multiple related issues?Read More...Crop Insurance & USDA ProgramsWant to know about crop insurance deferralFarmers who anticipate receiving crop insurance proceeds this year should evaluate whether they can be deferred before filing tax returns, CPA Brian Ravencraft writes. Federal tax law permits insurance proceeds to be deferred only when certain conditions are met, and proceeds based on low yield or process as apposed to damage or loss are not eligible as deferred income, he writes.Read More...Disaster and MFP Payment NewsFP: Details of 2019 Market Facilitation Program ReleasedRead More...MFP 2.0 Payment RatesRead More...FinancialHow will Income from Disaster and MFP Payments be Taxed?Read More...Insights Into InsuranceFarming once encompassed only tending animals and growing crops, but today it has become more diverse, with integrated farming that may include processing, manufacturing, and other operations. Cheryl Koch discusses the shift that is occurring from farming to agribusiness. Watch "The Shift from Farming to Agribusiness" video.Video... Would you like to receive our ShareCropper Newsletter?