Union Bank & Trust Company: Holds important meetings for farmers

CONTACT: Sue Wilbur

(608) 490-2249


Evansville, WI – Did you know that there are 77,000 farms in Wisconsin and their average size is 195 acres?

National Crop Insurance Services (NCIS) reports that crop insurance protected $2.4 billion of liability on crops in Wisconsin in 2015.

The deadline to purchase crop insurance for this year’s growing season is March 15, 2017.

Union Bank & Trust Company (UB&T) invites farmers to attend Crop Insurance meetings as they plan for 2017.

UB&T’s team of Ag experts will share tools to help farmers decide what’s best for their farm business. UB&T crop insurance specialists Jessica Agnew-Sarbacker, Heather Golz and Emily Johnson will host the meetings and provide area county FSA updates.

The following guest speakers will present:
Predicting and Managing Nitrogen Application in Corn: Joe Brown Pioneer Seed / Loran Klitzman Pioneer Seed

Using Crop Insurance to Maintain Profitability and 2017 Supplemental Crop Insurance Products
: Ed Dunn Strategic Farm Marketing

Managing Weather Risk: Developing Weather Foresight : Eric Snodgrass Director, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Dates & Locations of Crop Insurance Meetings:

Thursday, Jan. 26
10 a.m. – Lunch
841 Brew House (Randy’s)
841 E. Milwaukee Street, Whitewater

Tuesday, Jan. 31
10 a.m. – Lunch
Creekview Par Three
770 Albion Road, Edgerton

Monday, Feb. 6
10 a.m. – Lunch
Albany Lion’s Club
402 N Cincinnati St, Albany

Attendance is free and lunch will be provided. Space is limited, so farmers should call or visit the nearest UB&T office to reserve their spot.

Participants can also RSVP by visiting: www.UB-T.com or by calling 608-490-2234.

About Union Bank & Trust Company
UB&T, established in 1897, is locally owned and serves South Central Wisconsin with six offices: Evansville, Brooklyn, Oregon, Belleville, New Glarus and Janesville. UB&T is a full-service community bank that provides a range of services including commercial and personal checking and savings accounts, loan products, and crop insurance, as well as trust and wealth management services. For more about UB&T, visit: www.ub-t.com.