Agriculture

Dog attacks: Liability bites

Injuries and damage potentially caused by dogs can be covered by pet or household policies. But there is a market for liability products, if not for owners, definitely for canine businesses

Farm safety: Fatal farms

Farming is the most lethal of all industries. The sector and its main insurer are trying to change rules and mentalities to make it safer

Profile: Phil Barton, Jelf

With massive investment and growth since its acquisition by Marsh, Jelf CEO Phil Barton tells Will Kirkman about the broker’s plans for the future

Blog: 'Beast from the East' hits farms hard

The 'Beast from the East' has killed sheep, stopped milk collections and destroyed farm buildings. Graham Plaister, loss adjuster at Agrical, describes the tempest of claims blowing through the sector.

Why and how cross-selling works for microinsurance

Cross-selling is a great way to distribute microinsurance, as illustrated in Africa, where some farming insurance programmes are also experimenting with new ways to pay out claims, write Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice-president at Verisk Insurance…

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