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What to do with a farm insurance claim

11 February 2019 - 02:00PM

Having the right farm insurance program can make the difference between your farm surviving in the face of a challenge or going out of business for good.

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Why reputational insurance is so important for food producers

07 February 2019 - 02:00PM

Reputational insurance cover is more important than ever for food producers thanks to regulatory and customer changes, as your reputation is what makes people buy your products, a Gallagher specialist has said.

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What is management liability and why do farmers need it?

07 February 2019 - 02:00PM

A management liability policy can help cover your farm from the risks associated with running a business.

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Product recall insurance, a 'must have' for food production firms

31 January 2019 - 02:00PM

Product recall insurance is now a “must have” for food production firms according to a Gallagher specialist.

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Food production businesses face rising environmental risk

17 January 2019 - 02:00PM

As food production businesses look to utilise new practices to create extra efficiency or to utilise improving technology within their business, they could also be unwittingly increasing their environmental risk exposure.

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Tech development in food production brings added risks

20 December 2018 - 02:00PM

Technology is changing the food production industry. Smarter growing techniques, more efficient transportation and delivery and automation within factories and warehouses is bringing untold opportunities to the industry.

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Food producers, check your business interruption insurance cover

12 December 2018 - 02:00PM

Food producers should check their business interruption insurance cover as we move into summer to avoid underinsurance, a specialist has said.

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How farming interruption insurance can help farmers

11 December 2018 - 10:00AM

When people think of farm insurance, they think of home and contents, vehicle and crop insurance but it actually covers a variety of different areas with one of the most misunderstood being farm interruption.

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SA firm announces product recall

05 December 2018 - 03:28PM

A South Australian firm has announced a product recall after metal fragments were found in dried apricots.

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What is multi-peril crop insurance?

22 November 2018 - 09:30AM

Traditional farm insurance offers cover for fire and hail and can be used to rebuild in the aftermath of a major natural disaster. But what happens if something else damages your crop? That is where multi-peril crop insurance comes in.

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Insurance lessons from the strawberry crisis

13 November 2018 - 02:00PM

The recent strawberry crisis has highlighted a number of insurance implications food producers need to be aware of, a Gallagher specialist has said.

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Farm insurance - your basic guide

30 October 2018 - 02:00PM

When it comes to organising farm insurance, it can be difficult to know where to start. The first thing to remember about farm insurance is that it isn’t just one insurance policy, it is many. 

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Gallagher launches new Food Production practice

12 October 2018 - 01:23PM

Gallagher has launched a specialist Food Production practice as the risks associated with the sector become increasingly complex.

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Four things you need to know about farm insurance

10 October 2018 - 02:00PM

Having the right farm insurance program can make the difference between your farm surviving in the face of a challenge or going out of business for good.

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Farm insurance – maximise your claims returns

15 December 2017 - 12:44PM

Farmers are a resilient bunch. They’re used to riding out fluctuations in the market, disastrous weather and so-called acts of God. In some cases they have been doing it for generations. Planning, managing resources, taking the long view – they are all factors that play into business survival.

But farmers do have another trait in common when it comes to farm insurance, according to Gallagher’s...

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Cease harvesting system ditched to hand fire condition assessments to NSW farmers

20 September 2017 - 03:34PM

A whole new system of assessing dangerous fire conditions for harvesting is being introduced by the NSW Rural Fire Service, giving farmers on-farm responsibility to decide on fire risks.

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Ensure your business is ready this bushfire season

12 September 2017 - 10:58AM

The spring 2017 and summer 2017‒18 bushfire season has been tipped as high risk over most of Australia, due to climatic conditions in the last six months.  If your business operates near bushland or trees your premises and staff are at risk from a bushfire outbreak. The time to prepare is right now.

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National alert for earlier, more severe bushfire season 2017‒2018

11 September 2017 - 09:23AM

Tinderbox conditions across the country were top of the agenda at the Australian Fire Authorities Council emergency management conference held in Sydney 4‒6 September.

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7 signs you need help from an insurance broker

16 May 2017 - 02:00PM

One of the questions we are asked a lot is, "Why do I need an insurance broker?". We've compiled 7 signs that indicate your business needs the help of an insurance professional.

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What to do when rain stops play - business interruption and the fertiliser services industry

28 February 2017 - 12:36PM

A wet winter and turbulent spring can play havoc with farmers across the nation – but it can have a knock-on effect for the fertiliser industry as well.

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