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El Niño declaration: Farmers urged to plan ahead now for the risk of bushfire

  After three years of wet weather, an El Niño has now been declared as Australians brace for an extreme hot, dry summer and heightened risk of bushfire. Specialist agricultural insurer Achmea Australia is urging farmers to take action now to reduce bushfire hazards on-farm to help protect their families, properties and communities.   Achmea […]

Experiencing the inaugural Angus Foundation – Achmea Australia Cadetship

As the inaugural Angus Foundation and Achmea Australia cadet, William Richards recently completed a four-week placement to gain practical experience with Achmea Australia, a growing specialist agricultural insurer that supports thousands of agribusinesses across Australia. In addition to his time spent with Achmea Australia, William also completed the five-day Marcus Oldham Rural Leadership Program, which […]

Have you considered the impact of inflation on your farm?

  Inflation has impacted the agricultural industry, affecting the cost of farming equipment and the value of farm assets.   “With rising input costs, it is important to check whether your farm insurance is up to date to ensure you are adequately covered in the event of a loss,” said Alec Jones, Farm Insurance Specialist […]

Protect your agribusiness with everyday biosecurity practices

Specialist agricultural insurer Achmea Australia recognises the importance of biosecurity to the grains industry and the significant risk posed by weeds, pests, and disease. James Humphreys, Achmea Australia’s Farm Insurance Specialist in the greater Perth and Wheatbelt districts of Western Australia, reminds growers of measures they can implement to reduce biosecurity risk. “If a new […]

Protecting the future of your herd

As a cattle farmer, selecting a bull is often one of the most important decisions you make for the profitability of your beef operation, says Achmea Australia Farm Insurance Specialist Richard Reynolds. Raised on his family cattle property, Richard currently runs a Beef Stud Cattle operation with his family at Gin Gin in Queensland. Richard […]

Applications open for new Angus Australia - Achmea Australia Cadetship

Angus Australia and specialist agricultural insurer Achmea Australia are excited to deliver a new cadetship opportunity for Angus Youth members, with applications now open.   The Achmea Australia Cadetship builds upon a multi-year strategic alliance between Angus Australia and Achmea Australia, which has already supported more than 50 Angus Youth members through its flagship GenAngus […]

COVID-19: Questions and Answers - September 2023 Update

Updated     As a specialist agricultural insurer, we continue to take all reasonable steps to protect our employees, clients and agricultural communities from COVID-19.   When you meet with us on farm or in an office-setting, you can rest assured that we encourage our people not to conduct face-to-face meetings if they have any COVID-19 […]

GenAngus Future Leaders 2022 Applications Open

    2022 GenAngus Future Leaders Applications now open: Achmea Australia and Angus Australia are looking for the next generation Angus Leaders   Angus Australia and specialist farm insurer Achmea Australia are pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2022 GenAngus Future Leaders Program for the next cohort of young industry representatives. […]
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New alliance rewards cotton growers for sustainable farming practices

Cotton Australia and farm insurer Achmea Australia (Achmea) have announced a new strategic alliance that recognises cotton growers’ contribution to a sustainable future for the Australian cotton industry. The new alliance will support cotton growers through an insurance reward for those who are certified through the Best Management Practices program (myBMP), Cotton Australia’s voluntary farm […]
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