Americana Insurance Group Inc. honored at national sales conference

Published 9:16 am Thursday, June 14, 2012

Suzanne Dickson, senior insurance producer and Nancy Vaale, personal lines manager, at Americana Insurance Group Inc. in Albert Lea were recognized at the Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company national sales conference held in Monterey, Calif., along with some of the company’s leading writers of farm insurance. Americana Insurance Group, Inc. is an On Your Side Farm Certified Agency.


The annual FAST Track Conference was held in recognition of top-producing agents in sales of new farm insurance policies during 2011.

“Farm coverage is a highly specialized line of insurance,” said Jerry Hillard, farm sales director, Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company, Des Moines. “Only agents who specialize in this highly complex type of business can provide our farm customers with important advice and counsel. Our FAST Track Conference recognizes agents who have made this commitment.”

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While more than 9,300 agencies write farm insurance for Nationwide Agribusiness, only 94 qualified for the 2012 FAST Track Conference.

“Congratulations to Americana Insurance Group on reaching this level of recognition,” said Hillard.” And for their ongoing dedication to protecting Minnesota farmers.”

Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company, and its affiliate, Farmland Mutual Insurance Company, are part of Nationwide, Columbus, OH. Nationwide Agribusiness, rated Superior by The A.M. Best Company, is the country’s No. 1 farm insurer, and a leader in insurance and risk management solutions for commercial agribusinesses in the food and fiber chain. For more information, visit Nationwide Agribusiness offers the AgriChoice farm policy which provides customized coverages for farm operations of various sizes and types.

Nationwide, the Nationwide Framemark, and On Your Side are federally registered service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.