Berkley Agribusiness Risk Specialists

Our Customers

Berkley Agribusiness Risk Specialists (BARS) writes property and casualty insurance for select middle- to large-market commercial agribusiness risks across the United States. Located in Urbandale, Iowa, BARS seeks to insure agribusinesses that:

  • Are looking for experienced underwriting professionals who can tailor an insurance program to meet their unique risks.
  • Are seeking to work with experienced and knowledgeable loss control consultants who can help you with safety and risk improvement programs to prevent loss of life, debilitating injuries, and costly damage to property.
  • Are looking for superior agribusiness claims personnel with direct knowledge of agribusiness claims and risks.
  • Are seeking prompt claims, loss control, and policy service.
  • Are looking for an insurance partner with financial strength (A+ XIV rating from A.M. Best)
The list below contains examples of the types of classes we write. This list is not all-inclusive; if you have a risk that can be tied back to agribusiness in any way, call us at (866) 382-7314 to discuss!
Processors
Bakeries - Commercial and Retail
Beverage Bottlers - Soda, Water
Catfish Processing
Citrus Grove Management, Harvesting, and Packing
Cotton
Dairy Product Processing
Feed Mills
Flour Milling
Grower/Packer/Shipper
Malting Operations
Pet Food Manufacturers
Vegetable Oil Extraction - Soybean, Canola, Cottonseed
Pasta Manufacturing
Seed Conditioners - Retail and Wholesale
Snack Food Processing
Spice Processing, Mixing, and Packaging
Sugar Refining
Storage and Handling of Commodities
Grain Elevator Operations
Grain Storage
Grain Brokering and Marketing
Agribusiness Suppliers and Vendors
Ag Chemical Distributor
Farm Supply Stores
Fertilizer Blending and Distributors
Regional and Local Farm Cooperatives
Distributor
Beverage Distributors
Food Distributing
Wholesale Grocery Distribution