• Efforts to limit the Harvest Price Option (HPO) would increase risks to farmers

    New Study: ‘Efforts to Limit HPO Would Increase Risks to Farmers’

    Prior to the U.S. House of Representatives voting on a Farm Bill amendment in May that would have crippled crop insurance, a Kansas State University economist sent key policymakers a note alerting them to a new study that shed light on the negative impact of reducing revenue insurance coverage. June 26, 2018
    Industry Political
  • Passing the Gavel

    Passing the Gavel

    The February 2018 NCIS Board of Directors meeting brought a change of leadership to the chairman’s position. Jim Korin, NAU Country Insurance, became the fifteenth person to serve as Chairman of the association replacing Mike Day, Rural Community Insurance Services (RCIS) who held that position from 2016-2017. June 25, 2018
    Featured News Industry NAU Country
  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    Update on House Farm Bill

    On Thursday, June 21, 2018, the House re-voted on its version of the 2018 Farm Bill and it passed by a vote of 213-211. You must login to the Agent Portal to read the complete update. June 22, 2018
    Industry NAU Country Political
  • As mother nature rages, agriculture’s critics attack

    As Mother Nature Rages, Agriculture’s Critics Attack

    “What we learned from the drought of 2011 is that good policy can create survivors in an industry that otherwise would have no survivors.” – Matt Huie, Texas farmer and rancher June 19, 2018
    Industry Political
  • Ohio Valley Farmers advocate for crop insurance

    Farmers in Ohio, Kentucky Advocate for Crop Insurance

    A pair of soybean farmers in America’s heartland are urging Congress to leave crop insurance alone as it debates the 2018 Farm Bill with columns published recently in newspapers in both states. June 12, 2018
    Industry NAU Country Political
  • American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Newsletter

    American Association of Crop Insurers (AACI) Alert! June 8, 2018

    Keep informed on the latest AACI updates in their weekly newsletter. Note: AACI content can only be accessed through the Agent Portal. Click on the link to login, and view the AACI Newsletter PDF. June 09, 2018
    Industry NAU Country Political
  • Field Insights

    Field Insights™ allows sharing of acreage reporting data

    Field Insights will now allow sharing of acreage reporting data between you and your growers. This means that during the planting season, if your growers are using Field Insights, any data that is keyed into Field Insights will be available to be prepopulated into EWP. In addition, after the planting season, you'll be able to push their acreage report data into Field June 07, 2018
    Industry NAU Country Technology
  • Financial Account Viewer

    Self-service Agency Financial Account Viewer!

    You asked for it! You got it! On Friday, June 29, NAU Country will be introducing our new Financial Account Viewer. This enhancement was requested specifically by agents, like you. The Financial Account Viewer has been enhanced to allow you the ability to self-service your insureds and provide the excellent customer service they deserve. Information from billing to indemnity amounts to financial documents will all be available for you to access! Find out more on the changes below and sign up for a training webinar, today! June 05, 2018
    NAU Country Technology
  • Farmers face unrivaled income volatility

    USDA: Farmers Face Unrivaled Income Volatility

    According to a survey of more than 20,000 American farmers, 58 percent have experienced income fluctuations of at least 50 percent over the course of two consecutive years. Fewer than 10 percent for all U.S. households experienced the same level of variation. June 05, 2018
    Industry News Political
  • Support Farmers, Reject Anti-Farmer Amendments

    Our View: If You Support Farmers, Reject Anti-Farmer Amendments

    Farmers are dealing with falling incomes; natural disasters like drought; markets manipulated by foreign cheaters; and extreme-minded critics at home. Farmers need a fighting chance to survive, not fewer tools to mitigate the unique risks they face. May 29, 2018
    Industry News Political