Former farm kids — Today's farm insurance experts

Kevin Schock's Story

Most people would probably consider someone who majored in agricultural studies and minored in agronomy at Iowa State University to be more than proficient when it comes to farm knowledge. Tack on actual firsthand farming experience, and you have a true expert.

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Tick bite prevention and treatment

Summer is filled with outdoor activities. Whether you're camping, hiking, or doing some general exploring, it's important that you check for ticks. There are many ways to prevent ticks, but even the most precautionary individuals can be vulnerable and may need to know how to treat a tick bite in the short and long term.

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Curt Weis: Former farm kid — today's farm insurance expert

Curt Weis’ story

When you’re born into a farm family, on the job training begins the moment you can walk. You learn quickly where it’s safe to play, not to startle the animals, and that there’s always a way you can help – no matter your age. Curt Weis, Manager – Farm and Agribusiness Training, can attest to this because he earned his keep by working on his family’s farm right up until he left for college.

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SECURA donates to 27 donations to local fire departments

Knowing the vital role emergency crews play in protecting our policyholders, SECURA has made donations to 27 local departments in eight states in honor of the company’s independent agents and their efforts to protect farm and agricultural clients.

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Former farm kids – Today’s farm insurance experts: Dave Schlichting

We have a confession. Unlike most of his colleagues on the Farm-Ag Underwriting team, Dave Schlichting, SECURA Vice President – Farm/Ag Underwriting , did not officially grow up on a farm. He’s one generation removed from the homestead, but he’s no stranger to farm life. And most importantly, he’s passionate about the industry he serves. 

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