Agribusiness Worker Demands
H-2A Worker Demands Continue to Increase
Agribusiness04/15/2024

Even before the longstanding labor market crunch, farms had difficulty recruiting domestic workers for farm work. This resulted in farms increasingly turning to the H-2A visa program to get...

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Grain Bin Safety Week: 10 Years of Saving Lives
Agribusiness03/22/2024

Grain Bin Safety Week, sponsored by Nationwide Agribusiness and supported by AssuredPartners Agribusiness and many other industry partners nationwide, occurs each year on the third full week of...

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5 Trends to Watch in Agribusiness Technology
Agribusiness02/16/2024

Agriculture has undergone significant technological advancements in recent years, and the trend is set to continue as the industry turns to technology to optimize processes and reduce costs. In this...

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Creating a Safe Workplace: The Importance of Formal Non-Routine Work Program
Agribusiness01/24/2024

If you are like most companies, you have projects to keep your employees busy during your slow times. This work is considered non-routine work as it may only be done by most employees once or twice a...

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Electric Vehicles Face Hurdles in Agriculture Industry
Agribusiness11/28/2023

Electric vehicles (EVs) continue to make headlines, and with recent federal rebates, commercial EV sales have dramatically increased. However, concern continues to center around the slow adoption of...

October Agribusiness Blog
Low Mississippi River Water Levels Could Disrupt Grain Harvest Again
Agribusiness10/31/2023

A shrinking Mississippi River is clogging a critical shipping artery for the second consecutive year and could leave farmers with limited options to transport grains as they enter the harvest...

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What to Consider if You’re Using Drones for Aerial Application
Agribusiness09/11/2023

Do you own an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) / drone? Do you want to insure your drone? Until about a year ago, these were the only questions an insurance agent needed to ask regarding the use of...

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Land Prices on the Rise Again
Agribusiness08/14/2023

After years of flat cropland values (2014 – 2020), prices have risen an average of $1,300 an acre in the last few years. These increases in land values have come at the same time farmers are enjoying...

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No Dust – No Combust
Agribusiness07/23/2023

Dust explosions devastate companies with extended downtime, injury, and loss of life. On average, there are 31 dust explosions in the U.S. each year – and this number is on the rise. The agribusiness...

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