F-4 Tornado Destroys Family Farm, Farmers Alliance is Right There to Help

F-4 Tornado Destroys Family Farm, Farmers Alliance is Right There to Help On May 25, 2016, a category F-4 tornado swept across central Kansas. Multiple homes were damaged – even railroad tracks were destroyed that night. Fortunately, nobody was injured. The tornado, described as a half-mile-wide wedge, just barely skirted south of Chapman, a town of about 1,400, but struck read more …

Bluetooth Security Tips

There are billions of Bluetooth devices on the market today. In fact, it is almost harder to find a device that doesn’t have Bluetooth. Over the last several years devices with Bluetooth show up in the following: Phones Cars Computers TVs Headsets Gaming consoles Tablets   Due to implementation of millions of Bluetooth devices in use, malicious security violations are read more …

Farmers Alliance supports the American Red Cross

  The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Through a network of generous donors, volunteers and employees, they share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: Disaster Relief, Supporting America’s Military Families, Lifesaving Blood, Heath and Safety Services, and International Services. 5.6 read more …

Insured’s Testimonial: “I’m So Thankful for Equipment Breakdown!”

In the very small township of Springfield, South Dakota, lies Koch Insurance. There are other Koch Insurance offices in South Dakota — the main office in Tyndall with two more branches in Tabor and Yankton. Kim Bierema is an agent that works in the Springfield office. Not only is she a Farmers Alliance Agent, she and her husband, Myron, are Farmers read more …

Kansas Traffic Fatalities Increased by 22% in 2016

Courtesy of The Insurance Journal Kansas recorded a 22 percent increase in traffic fatalities in 2016 compared with the previous year, and one state trooper says distracted driving is the main reason. The Kansas Department of Transportation says 432 people died in traffic accidents in 2016. The Wichita Eagle reports that the National Safety Council says traffic fatalities increased 6 read more …

44th Annual Education Luncheon

For the past 44 years, Farmers Alliance has put on an Education Luncheon to honor employees’ hard work furthering their education. This year’s luncheon was held on February 15th, 2017. The Guests of Honor were employees who completed IIA/CPCU courses or designations in 2016. Attendees enjoyed a pasta buffet catered by Knackies of McPherson. Here are some Fun Facts for read more …

Farmers Alliance Attends KAIA 2017 Convention

Check out the photo booth photos from the KAIA Convention on our Facebook Page!   read more …

Who is Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft?

Think identity theft mostly happens to older people? Or to high-income earners? The truth is that identity thieves focus their efforts wherever the opportunities are, and there are plenty of opportunities across most age groups. Identity theft complaints are on the rise, with 16 percent of consumers filing reports, up from the previous year, according to the Federal Trade Commission’s read more …

Employee Spotlight – Veeda Clark (Mail and Office Services)

If you go downstairs to the Farmers Alliance mail room during this holiday season, you will find more than just letters and packages. You will find several balloons in various shapes and sizes. Veeda Clark creates “Christmas Balloon Art”. She has made presents, an elf that sits on her shelf, and several other Christmas decorations. This hobby started about three read more …

Farmers Alliance Employees Tour PrairieLand Partners

Article contributed by Tyler Bruton (Marketing). “I had the opportunity to tag along with members of the claims and underwriting departments to visit the new PrairieLand Partners facility in McPherson a few months ago. This was a great experience, because for someone with very little farming background, everything was new to me. Over the past year, I’ve seen this facility read more …