August 10, 2017

"This is ridiculous! I have to pay this premium and I never file a claim on my insurance. I don't understand why I need this."

Sound familiar? It may just be the script that plays in our heads every time we receive our premium due notice.

Premiums. Let's be honest. Nobody wants to pay them. But think about it? What about that one time? That one accident. That one house fire. That one deer. That one time somebody left the gate open and the cows got o...

July 11, 2017

A few years back, I had a cow die for an unknown reason so I called my insurance agent. I discovered that while the cow was covered under my farm blanket insurance policy, she wasn't covered for anything other than lightning, accidental shooting or suffocation. Talk about a learning experience!

I wonder how many other folks with a small herd know this before it's too late? I have now taken other steps to insure my cows and focus on making sure I kn...

May 11, 2017

Driving into work this morning, I was thinking back to a conversation I had at the local farm repair shop. I was talking with a retired farmer and asked him his secret to success. He laughed and simply said, "There are two things you got to have. Good people to help you and good timing."

That got me to thinking about how true that is. I was blessed to have good folks help me get started in every aspect of my career and farming. And I was lucky enou...

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