COUNTRY Financial was born with Illinois farmers in 1925. We may have spread to the Pacific coast, Midwest, and down South but we’re never far from our roots.
Transportation incidents, which include tractor overturns, are the leading cause of death for farmers and farm workers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help reduce these numbers and overall farm safety, COUNTRY Financial® and the Illinois Farm Bureau are partnering for National Farm Safety and Health Week to urge farmers and drivers to shift safety into high gear.
A recent survey sponsored by The American Farm Bureau Federation shows that 82% of farmers and farmworkers shared that mental health is important to them, with topics such as farm finances, business issues and fear of losing the farm impacting their mental health.
More than two million youth under the age of 20 are exposed to agriculture related hazards each year, according the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This National Farm Safety and Health Week, COUNTRY Financial® and the Illinois Farm Bureau are urging farmers and their families to shift safety into high gear.
Every year, confined spaces are the cause of injury or death for farmers. From grain bins to manure pits, confined spaces can suffocate, engulf, electrocute or harm farmers. This National Farm Safety and Health Week, COUNTRY Financial® and the Illinois Farm Bureau are urging farmers to shift safety into high gear to avoid devastation within your operation.
Prepare your farm for the unexpected with these 12 tips.
Passing on the family farm takes careful planning with a trusted partner.
Here are some simple tips to make the roads a little safer for you, your equipment and other drivers.
As a farmer, you have a lot to protect. Make sure your vehicles are covered.
Live music, free lemonade, and shade = winning at 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo.
September 16-22, 2018 is National Farm Safety and Health Week.
COUNTRY Financial® is an industry leader in the crop insurance claims and recently took their training to the field at the University of Illinois in partnership with National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS).
A split-second decision can make a life-changing impact.
Though there are numerous types of agriculture, all farmers work towards a common goal: feeding and fueling the world.
Marji Guyler-Alaniz does it all: Public speaking, photography, blogging, storytelling, and clothing design. She’s also Founder and President of FarmHer.
Your farm is more than a business, it’s your livelihood. Running a safe operation is essential to preserving that livelihood.
During harvest time, farmers work longer hours and driving oversized, slow-moving equipment on the roads. Check out these tips to keep everyone safe.
How well do you know your farm equipment? Take our quiz to find out!
A career in agriculture can mean just about anything these days and millennials are here to prove it.
Even if it’s been years since you’ve worn a blue corduroy jacket, you can still help make a big difference in the lives of young people around the world, and in your own backyard.
1926: It was a simple time. Bread cost 12 cents, no one had cell phones… and most people didn’t have auto insurance?
Solar panels are helping farmers cut costs and save the planet.