Let us put our 30+ years of green industry experience to work for you! The agriculture & growing industry are changing rapidly, and GrowPro is here to make sure our greenhouse grower and nursery business owners have the latest resources available to them. Whether it’s a hydroponic farm, retail garden center, or even a hemp growing operation, GrowPro provides expert guidance on greenhouse insurance coverages and risk control, plus proper valuation of your client’s operations, property and equipment.
Description: Added benefit of providing coverage for “Growing Stock” which is defined in the cover and which is otherwise excluded in policy. Coverage extension also includes “Processing water” which is a key component in the hydroponic industry.
Claim Example: Your water piping system within the operation breaks and you loose the water which was contained inside. Without this coverage, you will not be indemnified for the value of the water as water is excluded from Property policies.
Description: Added benefit of providing coverage for “Growing Stock” which is defined in the cover and which is otherwise excluded in policy. Also provides a $250,000 limit to growing stock while temporarily removed from “your” greenhouse, or other buildings and within a 1,000 ft. of greenhouse, structure or building and is being prepared for sale or delivery
Claim Example: The growing stock is removed from the greenhouse and no longer contained within a structure, once the growing stock is removed from protection by a structure or outside it is no longer covered.
- Greenhouse Growers
- Nurseries/Nursery Growers
- Garden Centers
- Hydroponic & Aquaponic Growers
- Hemp (Property & Auto coverage)
- Program is admitted and written in all states
Minimum Package Premium
- The Green Industry Experts For More Than 30 Years
- Carrier Rated A+ (Superior), Financial Size XV by A.M. Best
- Specialized Coverages Not Available Through Typical Products
- World-Class Risk Control Services
- Expert Claims Handling
- Flexible Payment Plans
- Competitive Rates
- Superior Customer Service
- General Liability – Premises and Operations (limits up to $1M per occurrence/$2M aggregate)
- Auto Liability (limits up to $1M per occurrence/$2M aggregate)
- Property, including Equipment Breakdown (limits up to $15M per location)
- Product Liability (limits up to $2M)
- Umbrella Liability (limits up to $15M)
- Contractors Pollution Liability
- Employment Practices Liability
- Cyber Liability
- Workers’ Compensation (Statutory Limits)
- Completed and signed ACORD applications
- Completed and signed GrowPro Supplemental
- FEIN Number
- 4 years of currently valued, hard copy loss runs for all lines of business being requested
Daniel serves as Program Manager for the GrowPro program with 25 years of P&C experience with extensive experience providing small to mid-sized businesses with comprehensive assessments of their financial wellness and insurance needs. Daniel earned his degree in Economics from Montclair State University.
OSHA safety & health topics covering common issues agriculture and green industry professionals face throughout the industry
OSHA publications concerning the employment and safety of youth workers involved in the agriculture, greenhouse grower, and other green industry sectors.
Additional OSHA publications covering green industry and greenhouse growing topics, national & state resources, grants, and more.
Collection of resources availble of the University of Massachusetts. Articles cover greenhouse management best practices, plant pest & pesticides, greenhouse grower equipment, and more.
AmericanHort Foundation research journal. Peer reviewed papers and topics concerning the latest research throughout the greenhouse grower and nursery owner industry.
The Horticultural Research Institute's latest news & articles concerning all things plant health, nursery grower research, and greenhouse growing workshops.
Horticultural Research Institute Grant distributes green industry funds to research projects covering the full range of plant growing production, environmental, and greenhourse and nursery business issues important to the horticultural trade.
The Horticultural Research Institute Scholarship Program offers seven different scholarship opportunities to students interested in careers involved with the horticulture and green industry.
OSHA Small business resources available for greenhouse, nursery, or garden center business owners.
The AmericanHort Industry Insider Report regularly discusses important greenhouse industry benchmarking, horticulture market metrics, and other plant grower business information to help business improve their operations.
Hort Americas provides useful articles and videos on an array of topics from hydroponic farms, water treatment, organic fertilizers, vertical farms, and more.
University of Massaschusettes Amherst collection of greenhouse management factsheets provides information on topics such as different types of greenhouse irrigation, hydropic systems, greenhouse crops, and more.
Greenhouse, agriculture, and horticulture job board for growers looking for jobs in the green industry or agricultural labor.
The USDA has implemented the Coronavirus Food Assistance program aiming to fund fruit and vegetable growers specialty crop farmers, and livestock and dairy producers with $19 billion in relief funds.
The the American Standard for Nursery Stock provides plant buyers and sellers of nursery stock with a common terminology in order to facilitate transactions involving nursery stock.
OSHA's safety and compliance standards for professionals involved in the agricultural and green industry.
The Department of Labor employments resources for agricultural professionals provides articles ranging from migrant and seasonal agricultural protection, H-2A visa information, and field sanitation.
|15699 - Nursery-Garden|
|97047 - Landscape Gardening|
|45901 - Mail Order Houses|
|43840 - Fruit or Vegetable-Harvesting Contractors|
|61212 - Buildings or Premises-Bank or Office-Mercantile or Mfg. (Lessor’s Risk Only)-Other Than Not-For-Profit|
|12362 - Distributors-No Food or Drink|
|12841 - Florists|
|99777 - Tree Pruning, Dusting, Spraying, Repairing, Trimming or Fumigating|
|53377 - Food Products Mfg.-Not Dry-In Other Than Glass Containers|
|10255 - Building Material Dealers-Other Than Secondhand Material|
|33299 - All Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing|
|33599 - All Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing|
|13112 - Fruit or Vegetable Distributors|
|68702 - Warehouses-Occupied by Multiple Interests (Lessor’s Risk Only)|
|47051 - Real Estate Development Property|
|33699 - Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing|
|68703 - Warehouses-Occupied by Single Interest (Lessor’s Risk Only)|
|31199 - All Other Food Manufacturing|
|7398 - Workers Compensation|
NIP Group provides an overview of four basic insurance policies that can help safeguard your horticulture or plant grower business.
Tips every hemp grower & greenhouse owner should know and learn about pest management for their hemp growing operations.
Automation technology is rapidly growing in a number of sectors, including greenhouses and nurseries throughout the world.
The agriculture industry has been hampered by labor shortages. The H-2A program can help labor shortages greenhouses & garden centers face.
AI based hydroponic equipment & hydroponic systems are changing the way large scale greenhouse growing operations conventially produced food.
In this webinar, Peter Armando discusses the benefits and start up requirements needed for greenhouse owners to start a hemp growing operation.
In this webinar, L.J. D'Arrigo of Harris Beach, PLLC explains the H-2A Program & how to utilize it for legal immagrant labor for your agriculture business.
In this webinar, John Bertoli & Marissa Weidenborner explain how your small or medium sized business can navigate COVID-19 relief resources.
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