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Rain? Frost? Freeze? Poor Stand? Let’s Talk: REPLANT

WHAT’S NEW: In the past you could do a self-certification replant claim if you replanted less than 50 acres by unit of a crop. For 2020 only, you can now do a self-cert replant claim on up to 100 acres by unit/by crop! SELF-CERTIFICATION GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: You MUST have a claim turned into your agent…
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Hail and Wind Coverage: Available Options

This past season we saw a number of areas sustain significant wind damage.  Wind is a covered peril under the Multi-Peril Federal Crop Insurance policy, to the extent that it causes a loss.  By that I mean at the end of the season, we look at what was harvestable production and compare it to your…
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Do you have Winter kill on Wheat or Forage?

If you have insurance on your winter wheat and/or APH forage, please inspect your fields as it comes out of dormancy this spring. If you have winter kill and are planning on destroying any wheat or forage, we need an adjuster to inspect the acreage BEFORE you destroy the crop.  Failing to have an adjuster…
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Prevent Plant: Looking back on 2019, planning for 2020

2019 was a record year for prevent plant claims.  In some areas, up to 95% of the policies Premier works with had a prevent plant claim.  With saturated ground under foot, we need to look back at what we learned from 2019 so we know what to keep in mind for 2020. Prevent Plant pays…
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“Harvest Reminders and Claims” by Matt Balfanz

Throughout the summer I continually heard the comment “can we just get this year over with?”  We had the worst spring in recent history, coupled with less than exciting commodity prices and a government who changed the rules on prevent plant on a weekly basis.  I agree, let’s be done with 2019.  However, we have…
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Cover Crop information

Please find the attached information as reference for cover crop information, along with the release from UW Extension.  Contact your agent with our specific questions.