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May 2020https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/may-2020May 20205/5/2020 4:00:00 AMCover2020Volume 117, No. 5

 

 

Heart and Soil: Where Crop Insurance Meets National Securityhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/may/heart-and-soil-where-crop-insurance-meets-national-securityHeart and Soil: Where Crop Insurance Meets National SecurityHow independent agents are protecting America’s farmland and the nation’s food supply.5/1/2020 4:46:37 PMCommercial LinesCommercial LinesMayWill Jones
Turbulent Times for Agency E&Ohttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/may/turbulent-times-for-agency-e-oTurbulent Times for Agency E&OHow inadequate training, merger & acquisition slip-ups and faulty technology processes cost agencies. 5/1/2020 4:38:09 PME&O Loss ControlE&O Loss ControlMayBob Sadler
Spring Forward: Are Your Clients’ Grown-Up Toys Covered?https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/may/spring-forward-are-your-clients-grown-up-toys-coveredSpring Forward: Are Your Clients’ Grown-Up Toys Covered?When thoughts turn to spring and your clients take out the big boy and girl toys—motor homes, boats, jet skis, motorcycles, RVs, ATVs and golf carts—they need to make sure they have the proper insurance coverage.5/1/2020 4:28:26 PMRVsRVsMayCaryn Mahoney
Trends to Watch in the EPLI Markethttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/may/trends-to-watch-in-the-turbulent-epli-marketTrends to Watch in the EPLI MarketThe employment practices liability insurance industry has never sailed on smooth seas, and the near future of the market is no different.5/1/2020 4:25:39 PMEmployment PracticesEmployment PracticesMayAnneMarie McPherson
Disappeared Without a Tracehttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/may/disappeared-without-a-traceDisappeared Without a Trace“Ghosting” is a term that originated in the online dating world. It’s when a person stops returning calls, emails or text messages to avoid the awkwardness of saying “no,” or “I’m not interested.” Unfortunately, it has moved into the business world.5/1/2020 4:22:02 PMSales & MarketingSales & MarketingMayPatrick Galvin
Agency Profile: CommunityAmericahttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/may/agency-profile-communityamericaAgency Profile: CommunityAmericaKansas City’s largest credit union sought to provide its 240,000 members with what it calls “financial peace of mind,” from birth to retirement and beyond, which meant an insurance agency was in order.5/1/2020 4:18:25 PMAgency Operations & Best PracticesAgency Operations & Best PracticesMayRonimarie Acord
Declaration of Independents: Amber Bosmahttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/may/declaration-of-independents-amber-bosmaDeclaration of Independents: Amber BosmaIn 1996, Amber Bosma wanted a job and Prins needed a processor. Over the years, she worked as commercial account executive, office manager, and accountant."I like to be challenged and always learning. While some nuances are the same, every client presents an individual challenge," Bosma says. "I love that."5/1/2020 4:12:55 PMAgency Operations & Best PracticesAgency Operations & Best PracticesMayRonimarie Acord