The IRS tax code Section 179 deduction is a way to reduce the total cost of new equipment and machinery by enabling the buyer to claim full depreciation in year one.Read More
Over the last 90 years, Nationwide has grown from a small mutual auto insurer started by Ohio Farm Bureau members to one of the largest insurance and financial services companies in the world. Early growth came from working together with other Farm Bureaus that sponsored the company. Today, the Fortune 100 company offers a full range of insurance and financial services across the country and remains the largest farm insurer in the county. On this Our Ohio Weekly, learn more about Nationwide Agribusiness as we visit its Des Moines, Iowa headquarters.
00:00 – Brad Liggett, president of Nationwide Agribusiness, talks about the priorities that his team and him have as they work with farmers and agricultural companies across the country.
16:50 – One of the newest additions to the Nationwide Agribusiness structure is a Large Farm Department. Justin Owens, director of commercial lines underwriting and Emily Berrier, associate vice president of farm underwriting have the details about this new department.
23:50 – Erin Cumings, senior consultant of Sponsor Relations for Nationwide Agribusiness talks about how being a farmer helps her relate company services to Nationwide policyholders.
32:20 – Supply chain and inflation are having an impact on the insurance industry. Nationwide Vice President of Agribusiness and Commercial Lines Claims Nickolas Andersen shares what policyholders should keep in mind as these challenges persist.
42:20 – Many Nationwide Agribusiness associates, including Manager of Risk Management Consulting Emily Atwood, are farmers. She shares how her knowledge of agriculture feeds her career in downtown Des Moines.
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Farm Labor Resources
I appreciate the benefit of having a strong voice in my corner. The extras that are included in membership are wonderful, but I'm a member because of the positive impact to my local and state agricultural communities.Strong communities
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.Young Ag Professionals program
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.Growing our Generation
Knowing that horticulture is under the agriculture umbrella and having Farm Bureau supporting horticulture like it does the rest of ag is very important.Groovy Plants Ranch
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
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The Millers lost their house and barn to a tornado. The community and Nationwide have helped them begin to bounce back.Read More
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Wilber-Price Insurance Group, Ltd. is an insurance and financial services firm located in southern Ohio. It has locations in Chillicothe…Read More