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Farming and agricultural insurance

How our farming and agricultural insurance team can help you

We have access to a range of farming insurances covering your everyday risks – from farm buildings, livestock, theft and rural crime through to business interruption and revenue protection as well as your home. As farming evolves and adapts to a rapidly-changing world we are here for you every step of the way to give advice to help your business diversify and grow.

Whether you need standard farming insurance or more comprehensive cover, from arable to intensive livestock, property, business interruption, liability cover and more, you're in good hands. Farming and agricultural insurance will be one less thing for you to worry about with your adviser by your side.

Get in touch with our farming insurance experts

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Farm combined

Farm insurance combining the key elements of your farm that you need to protect. 

Rural Protect 

Rural Protect is a specialist insurance product designed to protect the interests of rural clients

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Farm fleet

Cover for cars, commercial and agricultural vehicles, as well as implements and attachments.

Farm diversification insurance

Farm diversification

Insurance in agriculture is evolving, and so are our solutions. We're here to help you branch out from traditional farming to develop new revenue streams.

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Agricultural contracting

Farmshield is a scheme designed with agriculture in mind, providing the best solution for your unique contracting business.

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Environmental liability

Having appropriate cover under your farm insurance policy could be crucial in avoiding unexpectedly large bills for clean up costs.

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Livestock

Covers your herds and flocks based on risks of fire, lightning, electrocution, impact, malicious damage and theft. Additional cover can be arranged, including fatal injury of your livestock while straying on your premises and while in transit.
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Growing Timber

We know just how much time, labour, money, and maintenance work it takes to grow timber. Many standard insurance policies are inadequate for the unique circumstances of your work and won’t protect your assets if the worst happened.

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Agricultural equipment inspection

We can help you keep up-to-date with legislation and offer advise for protecting your farm and staff.

Frequently asked questions

Many machines around a farm require regular checks including: steam boilers, air pressure plants, refrigeration plants, hot water heating/supply systems,fork lift trucks, lifting plant including blocks and tackle,personnel lifts, excavators/loading shovels, telehandlers, general electrical/mechanical plants.
As a contractor, much of the work you do on your client's farms involve day-to-day risks, involving:
  • Injury to others
  • Damage to crops
  • Livestock
  • Equipment
  • Theft of property
  • Illness
  • Weather events
  • Legal costs
These are just a few examples; there are many more that can have a devastating impact on your business. By having the correct farming contractors insurance in place, you will be protected from these risks when you need it most.
Many machines around a farm require regular checks to keep them in good working condition and to ensure they comply with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).1
If you are held responsible for an incident that's caused environmental pollution, the Environment Agency has the power to impose cleanup costs upon you. This includes the costs incurred by their consultants or contractors. Accidents happen, so we would strongly recommend you protect yourself against the possibility of causing environmental liability.
As an agricultural contractor, you need to protect yourself against compensation claims made by a member of the public for injury or damage to their property. For example, someone may trip over your tools when you're working and sustains an injury. If you're held responsible, your public liability insurance could cover the legal fees and compensation costs.
Yes, if you are held responsible for a pollution event, the Environment Agency has the power to impose these clean up costs upon you, including the costs incurred by their consultants or contractors and even where the event occurs on your own land. Find out more about environmental liability cover. We provide a specialist legal expenses cover for farmers that includes: contract disputes, criminal prosecution, wrongful arrest, employment disputes, property disputes, tax, arbitration and agricultural land, Basic Payment Scheme, personal injury and more. There are so many risks in farming. Injury to your employees or members of the public, damage to your crops, livestock, equipment, theft of property, illness, weather events, legals costs and many more that can hurt your business. Having the correct insurance in place will protect your farm and your business.