AG LINKS

Because you need more than just crop insurance for your crops.

Here are some helpful links to help you sow your way to a bountiful harvest.

Affiliates

Growers Edge is a free online resource for farmers to set profit goals, find the best cash prices available and manage their profits.

AgriVisor is a full service agricultural advisory firm that works closely with you, to provide a complete set of Agriculture Risk Management tools and marketing services that are unique in the industry.

Illinois Farm Bureau is a non-profit U.S. organization controlled by farmers who join IFB through one of the 96 county farm bureaus in Illinois. Today, IFB represents 2 out of 3 Illinois farmers. COUNTRY Financial® has been an affiliate of the Illinois Farm Bureau since the 1920s when we started providing insurance to farmers.

Federal Crop Resources

Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau provides unparalleled advocacy, support and membership services to the crop insurance and reinsurance community. CIRB members provide a vital component of the farm safety net, providing billions of dollars in crop protection. CIRB provides a unified, proactive voice on behalf of its members to the executive and legislative branches of the federal government, stakeholders, and media. Country Financial is a full member of the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau.

National Crop Insurance Services is an international not-for-profit organization representing the interests of private crop insurance companies. NCIS members are the direct link to production agriculture in America. Country Financial is one of the 16 member companies, in partnership with the government, that helps provide a risk management safety net to producers who choose to participate.

Crop Insurance in America helps you learn more about the importance of crop insurance.

Risk Management Agency serves America's agricultural producers through effective, market-based risk management tools and solutions to strengthen the economic stability of agricultural producers and rural communities. Check out the price discovery tool to stay current on the calculation of prices as they are set.

Weather Resources

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and The Weather Channel provides complete weather info to help you manage your crops.

Trade Exchanges

Base Prices and Harvest Prices are determined by using averages of the settlement prices of the Chicago Board of Trade futures contracts.