When we think of Ireland, one of the most prominent images in our minds are the expansive, fresh, green fields that stretch beyond eyes-reach, the grazing animals dotted in every corner, and the flash of the large machinery used to maintain both ground and beast. With farming comes risk, and it has become more and more essential to protect your ever-growing enterprise from these risks – this is where our broker expertise comes into play using our three farm insurance providers. Through constant review and comparison within the farm insurance market, our guidance allows you to protect your business from unforeseen events. In this blog post, we will talk about the importance of purchasing a farm insurance policy, along with the importance of reviewing your farm insurance to ensure you are covering yourself comprehensively in every aspect of your land-holding.
Why has farm insurance become an essential service in the agricultural industry?
Through the years, our country has gone from strength to strength in terms of technological advancements in agri-business, leading to higher production levels, and in turn, an increase in potential claims. Hardly a week passes without hearing of an accident involving farm machinery or livestock, whether it is life-threatening or not. It is easy to see the importance of farm insurance here: to protect yourself and anyone coming onto your land, whether invited or not. Public liability is a standard cover in all farm insurance policies – a helpful safety net.
Although farm machinery and vehicles can be dangerous, when used correctly by qualified personnel, these assets are essential on many farms. By taking out farm insurance, you are ensuring these assets and their values are protected. Through our range of farm insurance providers, you can opt for third-party coverage up to comprehensive, without complication!
Many people’s livelihoods evolve from livestock, whether it be cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry, or others. These animals provide us with multiple sources of nutrition, allowing us to thrive in our daily lives. By covering these animals under a farm insurance policy with Hastings, you are providing yourself with protection against unforeseen events. Such events can include accidents as a result of animals on the road, or injury in transit, to name a few. There are a range of covers relating to livestock, just give us a call and we will advise the best cover for protection of your livestock as well as liabilities arising from your ownership of livestock.
Trying to decide what insurance policy best covers your farm can be daunting and time-consuming, to say the least. This is where Hastings can become an invaluable ally. Below we outline a couple of points as to why you should consider availing of our services:
- Access to a range of insurance providers: Hastings Insurance deals with multiple farm insurance providers to provide our customers with the best possible coverage for their needs.
- Industry-leading service with a personal approach: We at Hastings are determined to serve your needs to the best of our ability. We take time to understand your farm’s operations, goals, and risk tolerance. With this information, we can search for insurance solutions that are tailored to your unique requirements – all whilst communicating on a more personal level, whether it be through phone, email, or face-to-face interactions. In the event of a claim, Hastings can assist with the claims process to provide you with peace of mind.
We all know how important it is for farmers to take good care of their crops and livestock, but it is as essential to consider purchasing a comprehensive insurance policy to provide protection when you need it most. . By taking out a farm insurance policy, you can address risk and ensure that you are protecting your farm’s assets and operations. As well as this, by placing your trust in Hastings Insurance, you are provided with extra benefits such as expertise in the industry, personalised experiences, and access tto several insurance providers.
If you would like to contact us to discuss farm insurance and obtain a quote, click here or call us on 0818-911-222. We look forward to speaking with you soon.