Risk Management and Disaster Recovery: A Come-Back Story at Pheasant Run Farm

Sunday, Sept. 18 | 2-4 p.m.

Hosts: Ann & Eric Franzenburg, Calvin Franzenburg

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Address: 6925 19th Ave. | Van Horne, IA 52346

Ann 3When the August 2020 derecho swept across Iowa, Pheasant Run Farm was in the midst of its annual “Sunflower Experience” tourism event, preparing for crop harvest and in full swing with cut flower and high tunnel production. With the exception of their house, the Franzenburgs lost every crop and building on the farm, including greenhouses, high tunnels, the packhouse and outbuildings.

Remarkably, the Franzenburgs had insurance coverage for not only their farm structures, but also for their crops. Without it, they would likely not be back in business. With more frequent extreme weather events comes increased risk, particularly for specialty crops that too often are not covered by insurance. Hear from the Franzenburgs about how they worked with their insurance agent and were able to get rebuilt and growing again.

Speakers: Additional farm business partners may be present

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See & Discuss:

  • Insurance for farm structures
  • Insurance for specialty crops
  • Greenhouse construction following a disaster

Location Notes: When you arrive at the farm, please follow field day signs to the parking area near the farm’s shops.

Meal Information: A BBQ meal will follow the field day.

RSVPs are appreciated by Sept. 13


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