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National Farm Safety and Health Week [2018]

National Farm Safety and Health Week 2018 takes place September 16-22 and this year's theme "Cultivating the Seeds of Safety". Agriculture is recognized as one of the most hazardous industries in America and around the world....

What Is Grain Bin Safety and Why Is It Important?

Today’s farms are larger and as productivity and efficiency have increased, so has the number of storage bins per farm. Over the last 50 years, more than 900 cases of grain entrapments have been reported in the United...

Expanded Employee Benefits Team

Our agency is excited to announce the expansion of our Employee Benefits team to better serve our customers! A set of trusted advisors has joined our team to help you navigate employee benefits and personal lines coverages such...

Protecting Your Commodity and Cattle Seminar

If you couldn’t make it to our agency’s Protecting Your Commodity and Cattle Seminar on Tuesday, March 6 in Hepler, Kansas you missed an educational seminar tailored for farmers along with great food and conversation!<...

Specialty Risk Insurance Partners with Nationwide to Protect Grain Bin Workers 2018

Each year, farmers risk their lives when they enter large grain bins to remove clumped or rotting grain while machinery is still running. Much like quicksand, flowing grain can bury a worker within seconds.

 

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Retirement Celebration for Kathy Kellhofer

Our team recently had a retirement celebration for Kathy Kellhofer! Kathy and her husband, Larry purchased Sarcoxie Insurance Agency in 1986 and she continued to serve her customers after their agency merged with ours in 2013. Kathy has committed more...

Jasper Fire Protection District Awarded Grain Bin Rescue Tube

The Jasper Fire Protection District was awarded a grain bin rescue tube and specialized training on Wednesday, August 23 as part of a Grain Bin Safety Week contest sponsored by Specialty Risk Insurance.

 

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Fifth Anniversary & Office Expansion Celebration

July 13, 2017 marked the fifth anniversary of being in business for our agency. In celebration of this milestone our team held an open house with cake and refreshments and a ribbon cutting event co-hosted by the Carthage Chamber of...

Top Farm Producing Agency of the Year Award

Specialty Risk Insurance Agency was recognized by Nationwide® as the Top Farm Producing Agency of the Year for 2016 during its Farm Growth Conference in Columbus, Ohio in June.  In attendance was Kevin Charleston, Agency Owner, of...

2017 TSACA Summer Golf Tournament

Specialty Risk Insurance was the Summer Golf Tournament Corporate Sponsor for the Tri-State Area Contractors Association (TSACA) held on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Briarbrook Country Club in Carl Junction, MO.

 

The tournament kicked off...

Why Choose Specialty Risk Insurance Agency?

 

Our team knows that you have many options when it comes to your insurance needs. If you’re weighing your options, you’ll find choosing our agency has several advantages:

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Fourth Annual Grain Bin Safety Contest

Our team is a proud partner of the Nominate Your Fire Department Contest hosted by Nationwide.

The safety contest runs from January 1 through May 31. It will award grain rescue tubes and specialized hands-on...

One Epic System Change

3/31/17

Today, our agency launched Applied Epic, a new cloud-based agency management system to help provide a better customer experience. To kick off the launch, our team sported spring themed “It’s an #EpicDay” t-shirts and...

Recap: Growing the Future Workshop 2017

3/15/2017

Despite the ice storm, our guests braved the weather Friday, January 13, 2017 to attend the fourth annual Growing the Future Workshop at the Downstream Casino in Quapaw, Oklahoma. The event was a banquet style educational seminar designed to educate...

Farms Change

Oct 4, 2016

Doug Collard

The modern farm is very business-like now. The family ran farm with the occasional part-time employee is not the standard anymore. The family may still be a critical part of the structure, but now three or four full-time employees...

What’s the Value in Insurance?

Oct 18, 2016

Kevin Charleston

The periodic nature of insurance payments leads many to question the value of the insurance they buy every time they send in a check, whether it’s monthly, every three months, or even just once a year. Paying those...

Securing the Future of Your Farm

Sep 20, 2016

Chip Cortez

Farmers have unique needs when it comes to passing the farm on to the next generation. They typically have a lot of non-liquid assets, such as the land and the equipment needed to farm that land. A successful farm...