Agriculture ranks among the most hazardous industries. About three-quarters of agricultural deaths reported annually in Canada are equipment-related, with the top three most common sources of injury being rollovers, run-overs and entanglements. During harvest, countless hours will be spent in combines, tractors, trucks, mowers and other equipment by farmers and workers who will be using… Read more »
What kind of farming do you do?
Every farm is different. So naturally each farm has different requirements for insurance protection.
You want a company that offers lots of options to meet the specific needs of your particular farm operation. Grenville Mutual is that company.
Heavy machinery – especially farming equipment – takes constant upkeep so it’s in good working order when you need it most. Spending a little time maintaining your fleet before and after you’ve been in the field will decrease your chances of a breakdown – or worse, a piece of equipment going up in smoke. Keep… Read more »
Be Prepared When you are faced with an emergency, it’s hard to think straight. The key is to put a plan in place to reduce the need to problem-solve under pressure. On your farm Write a plan that details what must be done when certain types of incidents arise. This plan should be reviewed regularly… Read more »
Though barn fires aren’t as common as house fires, more fires to farm buildings are occurring each year. According to the Ontario Office of the Fire Marshall and Emergency Management, in just about every scenario, barn fires are avoidable as human error is often a factor. The cause of fire for almost half of all barn… Read more »