Prepare the Farm for Winter

farming insuranceFarm Work on the farm never seems to end. There is always something to be done, fences to be mended, tending to the chicken coop, and taking care of the various farm implements. With winter descending upon us, now is a great time to conduct annual maintenance before it becomes unbearably cold outside. Not only is fall perfect for catching up on yearly maintenance items, but it is also a good idea to revisit your insurance policies. If you live in Calgary, Medicine Hat, or Brooks, a TSG Insurance agent can sit down with you and go over your farm insurance needs. We provide insurance services and financial planning to keep your agricultural business safe and let you do what you do best…run a profitable farming operation. Read more

What to Consider When Choosing Farm Insurance

farm insuranceFarming makes up a significant portion of Alberta’s economy. Spotted along the landscape are a variety of family farms, ranches, and dairies. When a notable loss of crops, livestock, equipment, or structures occurs, the result can be incredibly devastating to generations of farmers and businesses. Can you recover if you lost your buildings to severe weather, such as a tornado?

Protect your farm now and for future generations. Take the time to discuss your insurance options with a TSG Insurance agent in Calgary, Medicine Hat, or Brooks. We can assist you in determining all the areas of your farming business and get you the coverage and financial planning support you need. The best time to protect your business and family is now, before tragedy strikes. Read more

Staying Safe in Severe Weather and Preventing Injury

Farm insurance and safetySevere weather can strike at any time while you are in your home, out in the fields, or traveling back and forth to town. During the transition between seasons, it is essential to keep your eye on the sky, and pay attention to what is happening up in the big blue beyond. While it might be easy to think that the swirling clouds above you are bringing a tornado, lightning can just as easily be the result of the dark skies. It is critical that you keep safe at home and in the field. Before bad weather strikes and causes damage, a TSG Insurance agent in Calgary, Medicine Hat, or Brooks, can help you get the insurance protection you need. Read more

Farm Succession Planning in Alberta

Farm Insurance in AlbertaPart of owning a farm is that connection to family and the dream that one day the ‘kids will take over’. But our modern Canadian agriculture industry means thinking differently and with so many career options available, resolving family disputes and planning for this change in ownership (and control) of the family farm has become essential.

At Thomson Schindle Green Insurance Company or Team TSG, we proudly offer the farm and ranch industry specialized products that simplify the purchasing of insurance, and as financial advisors, can help you build that comprehensive succession plan – especially if you are worried retirement, being disabled due to an accident or illness, or are questioning what happens to the family and the farm after you pass away. Read more

Farm Insurance and Halloween Harvest

Agriculture is big business in Alberta. For farmers it brings many satisfying rewards as well as numerous risks. At Thomson Schindle Green Insurance and Financial Services Ltd, we’re proud to offer the farm and ranch industry specialized products with the broadest coverage at the most competitive rates that simplifies the purchasing of insurance to mitigate that risk.

Autumn is one of the busiest, and riskiest times of the year for farmers with the rush to harvest and prepare the land and equipment forfarm insurance edmonton its winter hibernation. It’s also time to celebrate the year’s efforts with Thanksgiving and Halloween. For farmers, this can mean increased risk from people picking pumpkins or corn on your farm, or trick-or-treaters going door-to-door at dusk.

According to Statistics Canada in 2011, Canadians saw 3,734,401 potential trick-or-treaters aged five to 14 (not all at one house thankfully); there were 88,400 tonnes of pumpkins and squash grown in Canada; and, Canadians spent $355.9 million on candy, confectionary and snack foods in October. Read more