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2014-02-26 12:27:13

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- XL Group today announced that XL Reinsurance America Inc., a subsidiary of XL Group plc (NYSE:XL), has acquired Global Ag Insurance Services, a crop insurance provider based in the western United States. The two companies initially partnered in 2011 to deliver crop insurance solutions to western specialty crop producers and growers through the USDA multi-peril crop insurance program. Recognizing that conventional risk management and...

2014-02-18 23:24:35

Exploring the latest advancements in marketing management for the Ag industry. Clarendon Hills, IL (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 AgYield announced today that they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer airing later this year on RFD-TV. AgYield, which was created to empower farmers, is backed by 45 years of clearing and commodities risk management experience and agricultural expertise stemming from three generations of family farming. This segment will educate viewers on...

2013-10-16 08:30:42

VIENNA and ZÜRICH, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the framework of this year's Congress of the International Association of Agricultural Production Insurers - AIAG (Association Internationale des Assureurs de la Production Agricole) in Vienna at the beginning of October more than 360 agricultural insurance experts from 34 countries and all continents discussed under the topic of "Agricultural insurance and information management today and tomorrow" different...

2013-08-27 12:28:43

Report Shows County-by-County Analysis of Impacts in the Ten States with Highest Crop Insurance Losses due to Extreme Weather: IL, IA, IN, KY, MO, WI, SD, NE, KS, TX CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Extreme weather forced the Federal Crop Insurance Program (FCIP) to pay out a record-breaking $17.3 billion in crop losses last year, much of which could have been prevented using water-smart strategies, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. Payments made to farmers...

2013-06-28 16:20:47

KANSAS CITY, Kan., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency authorized the Climate Corporation to administer Federal crop insurance policies for the 2014 crop year. "We are excited to expand our offerings to include the solutions provided under the Federal crop insurance program," said David Friedberg, CEO of The Climate Corporation. "Over the last seven years we have invested over $100 million in developing technology that helps...

2012-03-20 10:25:07

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) are bringing Main Street to Capitol Hill as they convene March 21-22 in Washington, D.C. for their 2012 PIA Federal Legislative Summit. "We all know that 2012 is a critical election year, both for the future of our country and the interests of professional insurance agents," said PIA National President Thomas C. Adderhold. "Our summit this year occurs as many...

2012-01-17 05:33:00

LOVELAND, Colo., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today a strategic alliance with Great American Insurance Group to help farmers automate their crop insurance reporting under the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Federal Crop Insurance Program. The new recordkeeping system makes it possible for Farm Works(TM) users to submit their crop insurance records electronically to Great American Insurance Group. The time-saving solution makes it simple...

2011-11-01 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011, corn and soybean growers shared a common hurdle -- extreme weather. From flooded fields to extended dry periods and from cold spring temperatures to heat stress, all varieties of extreme weather left their mark on yields and, ultimately, grower profits. The Climate Corporation (formerly WeatherBill) today announced Total Weather Insurance (TWI) Corn 2012(TM) and TWI Soybean 2012(TM) which provide unprecedented profit protection for...

2011-09-14 12:01:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today saw first-hand the flood damage on farms in central Pennsylvania, saying the destruction caused by remnants of Tropical Storm Lee has dealt a devastating blow to the state's agriculture industry. "Over the past couple days, I've seen the devastation caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee," said Greig, during a tour of one of the Sterman Masser Potato Farms in Dalmatia, Dauphin County,...

2011-09-13 15:29:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary George Greig today saw first-hand the flood damage on farms in northeast Pennsylvania, saying the destruction caused by remnants of Tropical Storm Lee has dealt a devastating blow to the state's agriculture industry. "The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee have caused hardships for many Pennsylvanians, with farmers among the hardest hit," said Greig, during a tour of the Norm Darling & Sons Farm in Plains...