The Agribusiness Council of Indiana is pleased to work with the following partners in the Agribusiness Industry. We encourage our members to utilize the products endorsed by our organization.
- Nationwide Agribusiness: Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance, rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best, is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. It is the country’s largest agribusiness insurer specializing in commercial property/casualty insurance and risk solutions for agribusinesses and petroleum marketers.
Contact 800-228-6700 for more information.
- Asmark: For more than 21 years, the Asmark Institute, a non-profit resource center, has led the way in developing innovative solutions for agricultural retailers throughout the United States. Working exclusively through the state agribusiness associations and in cooperation with the national organizations and government agencies, the Institute acts as a national resource center for compliance materials and services, develops common sense solutions to new regulatory requirements, monitors enforcement activity for uniformity, provides advocacy and supports industry efforts to ward off adverse regulation. The Asmark Institute is a private, non-profit organization that has a history of tackling one regulatory requirement at a time. By applying technology and common-sense, solutions are created and developed to help agricultural retailers comply with DOT, OSHA and EPA requirements.
Three Innovative Levels of Compliance Solutions
Three distinct innovative levels of services, along with time-tested materials to supplement your compliance efforts are available through your State Agribusiness Association.
Lighthouse™…..Navigate the regulations!
Compliance built on experience is the basis for this comprehensive and cost-effective package of compliance services. Whether your operation is a stand-alone independent, a cooperative or a national chain, this package of services offers the broadest selection of regulatory assistance and the highest level of personal service in the United States. Our most popular package because of the value it provides!
SABRS™…..Cut through the regulatory tape!
State Association Basic Regulatory Solutions package of services and products is available exclusively through your State Association. Designed to assist State Association staff in fulfilling the diverse requests for information from membership, this package offers access to many resources.
Compass™…..Helping you find your way!
Take charge of your compliance program with the Compass series of web-based tools from the Asmark Institute. Developed to represent the industry-standard, these nationally-recognized tools leverage the Institute’s resources, comprehensive website of innovative technology and list of collaborators. Each of the Compass™ tools have been developed in cooperation with a diverse group of professionals made up of Asmark Institute clients and representatives from National Associations such as The Fertilizer Institute (TFI), the Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA), and CropLife America (CLA) and State Associations such as the Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association, Western Plant Health Association and the Minnesota Crop Production Retailers. The Asmark Institute has been very fortunate to have received the cooperation and support from governing agencies such as U.S. EPA, U.S. DOT, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Illinois Fire Service Institute and the Illinois EPA. Just as a compass helps you find your way, these tools will save time and help to make your compliance effort easier and more focused for better results.
Contact the Agribusiness Council of Indiana for the services and products best suited to your needs.
- Federated Insurance: Federated Insurance was founded in 1904 to provide fire insurance protection for farm implement dealers. The company is now a multiple-line insurer offering specialized insurance coverage and risk management services for businesses in specific industries. Throughout its history, Federated has earned top ratings for performance and financial stability from analysts of the insurance industry. Federated has agents located throughout Indiana and surrounding states to serve your medical insurance needs.
Contact: Brett Faustman (800)428-4143 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Figment Group: Since 2001, Figment Group, Inc. has been a leading Indiana provider of drug-free workplace, federal regulatory consulting, and safety compliance services. Figment Group is the go-to consulting and training resource for companies interested in safe, efficient and drug-free work environments. They are a 24-7 source for substance abuse testing, regulatory compliance and human resource solutions. Figment Group is a certified Women Business Enterprise and covers 15 industries with clients located throughout the United States. They are endorsed by the U.S. Department of Labor (http://www.dol.gov/asp/programs/drugs/said/StateResource) and Indiana Small Business Development Center (http://www.isbdc.org/resources_management.aspx) as a provider of DOT and Drug-Free Workplace Services.workplace, federal regulatory consulting, and safety compliance services.