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Rural Affinity Newsletter, August 2013


Welcome to the first edition of Rural Affinity’s newsletter. The newsletter will include a mix of news and information relating to the agricultural insurance industry, information on commodity prices, seasonal climate and weather and relevant information about Rural Affinity and its products. Rural Affinity is in its 8th year of operation and has enjoyed the support of Great Lakes and the Munich Reinsurance Company throughout that time. In 2008, Munich Re (via its wholly owned subsidiary Corion) took a 50% shareholding in Rural Affinity..Read More

US Drought

March 2012 saw the beginning of one of the worst droughts in US history, remarkable in its scale, severity and speed of its onset. The year was marked by record temperatures nationwide, both for the month of July and the entire year. Temperatures started soaring almost overnight… Read More

Staff Profile

Nigel Watson, Underwriter: Q: How long have you been working for Rural Affinity? Nigel: I started working at Rural Affinity in August 2011, and then became a full time employee in… Read More

Business Updates

Crop loss Adjustment in Germany: As Rural Affinity is part owned by the Munich Reinsurance Group, we are able explore best practices in other insurance… Read More