Tips to Avoid Risks on the Farm

Avoid Risks on the Farm

As a farmer, you know your farm like the back of your hand. And, when it comes to protecting your livelihood, you know that safety is important. Being aware of all the risks on your farm is crucial in order to promote and practice the best safety measures to keep you, your workers and your family safe. Keep safety a … Read More

Holiday Travel Tips

Holiday travel tips from Atwater Insurance

As the busy holiday travel weekends soon approach, the stress of wrangling kids, packing the car, making last-minute stops along the way – all while trying to arrive on time can put strain on the holiday cheer! Check out these preparation tips to make the most of your road trip: Before hitting the road, perform a car maintenance check. Check … Read More

Reasons to Insure Your Hobby Farm

Farm Insurance for Your Hobby Farm

Farm insurance isn’t just for large-scale farmers with thousands of acres and herds of cattle. If you have a hobby farm or small farm or ranch, you should seriously consider farm insurance. Here are a few reasons why. Your Homeowners Policy Doesn’t Cover Your Hobby Farm Most homeowners’ insurance policies exclude business and farming activities, meaning your hobby farm may … Read More

Ask Your Agent: Holiday Party Protection

Brian Atwater answers a common insurance-related question.

If I host a holiday party and a guest is injured on my property, will my homeowners insurance policy cover their medical bills? First things first, if someone gets hurt while on your property, you could be held responsible for damages. Your homeowners insurance personal liability is there to protect you from accidents you are liable for that occur inside … Read More

Ask Your Agent: General and Professional Liability

Patrick Atwater III answers a common insurance-related question.

“What’s the difference between general and professional liability insurance?” Business owners face risks every day, some more than others. With lawsuits against companies and organizations continually increasing, it is important to be protected. Your clients, reputation, company, and even your personal assets could be at stake, if your business is not accurately covered. General Liability Insurance This coverage protects your … Read More

Home Theft Prevention Tips

Home Theft Prevention

According to the U.S. Department of Justice statistics, a home in the U.S. is broken into about every 15 seconds. While no one expects to come home to the results of a robbery, it happens. And with the holidays just around the corner, it is important to note that theft and break-ins rise during this season. Take a look at … Read More

In Case of a Farm Emergency

farm emergency

Severe weather brings potential challenges for farmers and ranchers. Tornadoes, hurricanes, and high volumes of chemicals on hand are just a few hazards that they face. We see firsthand the effects these incidents have on farmers, farming families, employees, and the future of these farmers. There is much to consider when it comes to protecting your farm. Here are a … Read More

Insurance Tips for the Small Business Owner

Retail business owner assisting customers

As a business owner, you know a thing or two about risks. While risks drive your entrepreneurial spirit – business insurance is not something to risk. Business insurance is absolutely necessary, and many small businesses go without insurance due to the expenses. However, those businesses have not carefully thought about what not having insurance could cost them. Tips for protecting … Read More

Cyber Security: More Important Now Than Ever

Cyber security is more important now than ever due to internet shopping and other online activites.

If you’re like most Americans, you probably rely on the internet for many things like, buying birthday gifts, booking vacations, managing accounts and even paying bills. You’re trusting a company with some type of personal information with every transaction made. Even if you try to limit online purchases, most corporate systems are still connected to the internet in some way. This … Read More