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Grub Control for Lawns

Lawn
White grubs are major insect pests that feed on the roots of some turf. Quick detection, regular watering and treatment prevent extensive lawn damage.

Controlling Moles, Voles and Shrews in the Lawn

Lawn
Moles, voles and shrews can wreak havoc on lawns causing damage to the root system of your grass and ruining the look of your lawn. Their tunneling may cause destruction to your flowers, vegetables and shrubbery. Once they have arrived, what do you do? The experts at Southern States can show you how to identify which burrowing creatures have invaded your yard and how to get rid of them.

Pasture Management: More Than Green Grass

Horse
When you look at your pasture what do you see? Some people look at pastures as a place to turn their horse out for exercise while others realize a pasture can be an important part of their total feeding program. Unfortunately it’s not as simple as watching the grass grow and turning your horse out in the field. Proper pasture management has many components spread across all four seasons.

Protecting Your Equine Operation

Farm
Farmers have unique needs when it comes to insurance policies for their farming operations. Add horses to the equation and specific policy add-ons should be considered including: fire and theft; care, custody and control; and commercial liability. Care, custody and control insurance protects those who board or train horses or are responsible for other people's horses while breeding, racing or showing them.

Insuring Your Farm and Home to Value

Farm
With today’s rising prices, being under-insured can create a serious financial shortfall when disaster strikes. If your property is inaccurately valued, you may not have enough coverage to fully replace your lost property, damaged equipment, supplies or inventory.

Applying the Science of Ergonomics to Farm Work

Farm
Only recently has the science of ergonomics been applied to farm work to help reduce the number of injuries that cost commercial agriculture millions of dollars each year in health care expenses, lost wages and lowered productivity.

Nationwide - How Much Liability Insurance Do You Need?

Farm
Operating a farm presents daily risks to farmers, employees and visitors. Proper liability insurance is necessary to protect your assets and secure your business, home, and other investments. But how much is enough? Southern States® has partnered with Nationwide® Agribusiness Insurance to provide vital information on liability insurance and how it can effect your farm and your future.

Farm Contingency Planning

Farm
Contingency planning is an important part of farm or ranch management. A contingency plan determines how a farm will respond to a crisis or disaster and how quickly it will be able to resume normal operations. Key decision makers can jump into action without having to come up with a plan in the middle of a crisis. If something tragic happens, are you prepared?

Rural Road Safety During Harvest Season

Farm
Because farm vehicles travel more often on public roads during the harvest season, there are serious safety concerns about farm vehicles and equipment sharing the road with other drivers.

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