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GARS Gail Schafer Speaks at Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference West

GARS Regional Sales Manager, Gail Schafer, had the opportunity to speak on the panel at the Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference this past March.As Gail said, "...be proud of yourself, even if you are unsure.  Understanding what you are good at will inspire others."  Wise words from a woman Global Ag is proud to have as a part of the team.Gail and her family farm East of...

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GARS Rewards Farmers for Good Agronomic Practices - By Brett Jenson

  I came to Global Ag Risk Solutions, partly because of my background with Agri-Trend.  I knew farmers did better, because of the high level of agronomy, provided by the Agri-Coaches….gaining yield and quality on one side…and saving money on the other side….always keeping budget and ROI in mind. I used to say, we could help farmers “grow more...

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6% PST on Insurance Premiums Does Not Affect Global Ag in 2017

6% PST on Insurance Premiums not affecting Global Ag Risk Solutions for 2017With the March 22nd release of the 2017-18 Saskatchewan budget, many changes affecting farmers were announced. As part of this budget, effective July 1, 2017 the PST of 6% will apply to all insurance premiums, including the farmer paid portion of Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation premiums and hail insurance. Going...

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The Power of Network

The POWER OF NETWORK A couple of weeks ago, I attended the annual AAPEX (association of agricultural production executives) meeting, which is the alumni peer group that producers can attend after completing TEPAP (the executive program of agricultural producers) down in Palm Desert.  It was a fantastic three days of networking, thought provoking guest speakers, and my favorite - attempting to...

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Risk Management of Working Capital

 RISK MANAGEMENT OF WORKING CAPITAL Risk-management.How often do you hear those words each week?Are those words getting tiresome?Do you wish you’d hear them less often?Well, there is a way to hear them less often. It starts with all of agriculture doing a better job of risk-management. Until the entire industry does so, all of us who advise the industry will keep banging that...

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