The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB) announced its new Farm Equipment and Machinery Breakdown Coverage with expanded insurance for mobile implements and the precision electronics that control them, among other enhancements.
As many U.S. senior citizens have learned about health insurance, Federal Medicare benefits help, but it's only a start in covering the big? costs involved with medical care. Most find that supplemental insurance is a must. Farmers are finding the same is true with Federal crop insurance. In a really bad year -- or even just a challenging year -- supplemental weather insurance can mean the difference between staying afloat and actually sailing all the way to the bank.
Many small businesses — but perhaps not enough — have already braced themselves for a worst-case scenario. The two most critical components of small business disaster survival, they've found, are a comprehensive backup of business data and systems, and an insurance policy that will allow them to rebuild if a business is decimated.
USDA's latest World Ag Supply & Demand Estimates (WASDE) on August 10 further confirmed what most farmers, dealers and equipment manufacturers already knew: 2012 will be a lousy year for crops, but fairly decent for farm incomes mostly due to rising commodity prices and the high use of crop insurance.
While opinions vary on the impact the drought will have on farm equipment sales for the rest of this year and next, most analysts agree the lower yields will result in higher commodity prices. This combined with the wider use of crop insurance is likely to blunt a major falloff in ag machinery sales in 2013.
Announced at the 2022 Farm Progress Show Martin Industries has attained exclusive distribution of Thrash Master Concaves. Having personal experience with the concaves, Martin Industries President Steve Martin explains the benefits inherent to the Thrash Master and how they can improve grain sample quality, speeds and reduce corn cracking.
Built on 90 years of expertise, Yetter Farm Equipment leads the agriculture industry in designing effective and innovative equipment for residue management, seedbed preparation, precision fertilizer placement, harvest attachments, strip-tillage, and more.
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