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AGRIPERIL HISTORY

In 1979 we started with a focus to provide superior service to farmers, now AgriPeril has been around for more than three decades providing specialized insurance coverage to farmers by farmers. It has been this connection that has helped to establish the "AgriPeril Advantage" which can be seen in the early morning and late evening hours, well before and long after most other agents are available.

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Dynamic Duo

Father and son team, of Tim and Reed Burres have deep roots in the crop insurance industry.  As farmer-agents, they know that we all wear many hats throughout the year and believe in being accessible to their clients for much more than the regular 9-5. 
 
They put priority in matching their clients with the right product from them.  They look forward to getting to know you and your operation and will work with you to ensure the success of your farm, no matter the size or commodity.

Reed Burres

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As a third generation agriculturalist, while growing up working on the family farming operation, Reed found a passion in working with farmers and ranchers in their agricultural pursuits. Reed attended Iowa State University graduated with degrees in Agricultural Business and International Agriculture. He then attended Oklahoma State University and graduated with a Master's degree in International Agriculture. Reed focused his thesis on agricultural risk management in South America while working with farmers while living in Peru.  Since returning home, Reed is active the Iowa Soybean Association as well as Iowa Corn Growers Association. Reed can be reached at reed@agriperil.com or 515-570-8547.

Tim Burres

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Growing up walking soybean fields and milking cows by hand Tim has experienced the lows of the 1980's and the highs of the 2000's. Having spent more than 40 years in the insurance industry Tim has been around to experience the changes in agriculture first hand. Tim has been involved the Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Corn Grower's Association, and numerous other organizations in ag. 

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Growing up walking soybean fields and milking cows by hand Tim has experienced the lows of the 1980's and the highs of the 2000's. Having spent more than 40 years in the insurance industry Tim has been around to experience the changes in agriculture first hand. Tim has been involved the Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Corn Grower's Association, and numerous other organizations in ag. 

Growing up walking soybean fields and milking cows by hand Tim has experienced the lows of the 1980's and the highs of the 2000's. Having spent more than 40 years in the insurance industry Tim has been around to experience the changes in agriculture first hand. Tim has been involved the Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Corn Grower's Association, and numerous other organizations in ag. 

Growing up walking soybean fields and milking cows by hand Tim has experienced the lows of the 1980's and the highs of the 2000's. Having spent more than 40 years in the insurance industry Tim has been around to experience the changes in agriculture first hand. Tim has been involved the Iowa Soybean Association, Iowa Corn Grower's Association, and numerous other organizations in ag. 

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Thomas Bomgaars

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Thomas joined the AgriPeril team in Spring 2022 as a Livestock Insurance Specialist.  Thomas was active in his family's farming operation in Sioux county Iowa. He attended Iowa State University and earned a degree in Agricultural Business and graduated in 2018.   Thomas brings a wide array of knowledge to the AgriPeril team as a commodities broker. He has extensive knowledge of the grain markets as well as the livestock markets. Thomas specializes in Livestock Risk Protection insurance as well as Multi-Peril Crop Insurance. He can be reached at thomas@agriperil.com or at 712-578-9425. 

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Ethan Laughery

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Ethan joined AgriPeril's team in May 2018 as a Risk Assessment Intern.  Ethan grew up on his family's farm in rural Guthrie County, Iowa and experienced the technologically changing world of agriculture.  Ethan found both a passion for raising cattle and the complex financial industry.  He graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Finance. Ethan then attended Drake Law School and graduated with his juris doctorate.  Ethan specializes in Pasture, Rangeland, and Forage Insurance, Apiculture, Grape Insurance and Orchard Insurance. 

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