AG NEWS | Crop Cover Demonstration Project

Posted on: November 19th, 2018 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Cover Crop – Crop Insurance Demonstration Project Aims to Save Farmers Money Source: Iowa Department of Agriculture and Clean Water Iowa Crop insurance in an integral part of the farm safety net that provides protection for farmers after bad weather …Read More

OSHA Trade Release | Crane Operator Certification Requirements

Posted on: November 12th, 2018 by The Accel Group | No Comments

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Crane Operator Certification Requirements WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule today that clarifies certification requirements for crane operators, and maintains …..Read more …Read More

OSHA Launches Program to Target High Injury and Illness Rates

Posted on: November 5th, 2018 by The Accel Group | No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is initiating the Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) Program using injury and illness information electronically submitted by employers for calendar year (CY) 2016. The program will target …..Read more >>

AG News – Discount Factor Charts | Soybeans

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Contact your advisor regarding possible discounts and coverage details. Click the link for Special Provisions Information

AG News – Discount Factor Charts | Corn

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by The Accel Group | No Comments

Contact your advisor regarding possible discounts and coverage details. Click the link for Special Provisions Information

MPCI Corn and Soybean Quality Adjustment for Low Test Weight and Damage

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 by The Accel Group | No Comments

  In parts of the US, unfavorable weather conditions are having an adverse effect on crops resulting in low test weight and/or damaged grain. The Coarse Grains Policy provides for a reduction in mature production to count when quality of …Read More

Flood Damaged Grain Guidelines

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 by The Accel Group | No Comments

The Food and Drug Administration guidelines state when an edible portion of a crop is exposed to flood waters, it is considered adulterated and can be injurious to human or animal health and should not be used for feed or …Read More

Jeremy Smith Named 2018 Outstanding CSR Of The Year In Iowa

Posted on: October 12th, 2018 by The Accel Group | No Comments

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – The Accel Group, one of Iowa’s largest independent insurance agencies, announced that employee Jeremy Smith has been named the 2018 Outstanding Customer Service Representative of the Year, for the State of Iowa, by The National Alliance …Read More

Risks of Growing Your Small Business in Iowa

Posted on: December 21st, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

The following signs of business growth can increase your company’s risk and require updating several types of insurance coverages. Ensuring you have the correct type of business insurance is an essential step in maintaining the growth you’re experiencing. 1. Hiring …Read More

Do You Need Umbrella Insurance in Iowa?

Posted on: December 18th, 2017 by The Accel Group | No Comments

What Is Umbrella Insurance? Umbrella insurance is liability insurance that protects you and your assets from claims and lawsuits beyond your standard homeowner, condo, car, watercraft or other personal insurance policy limits. Umbrella insurance is designed to give you added liability protection from …Read More