Crop Insurance Services
Why crop insurance matters to American farmers and ranchers in Paso Robles:
Crop insurance helps make America’s farmers and ranchers world leaders in agriculture, allowing producers to stay competitive and be more innovative. It also helps them sleep better at night knowing that, should the unexpected happen, they will have the financial security to stay in business and go on to farm the next season. Crop insurance provides the access to capital and security that farmers need to increase crop yields and improve efficiencies. Most importantly, a healthy farm economy in Paso Robles is essential to the stability of the overall local economy.
Why American farmers and ranchers matter so much to us:
We want healthy, fresh food for our families and America’s farmers and ranchers provide that and more for not only our own families but families all over the world. Farmers and ranchers don’t just grow food; they grow the plants that provide the fiber for our baby blankets, cozy sweaters, wedding gowns, and feed for livestock that end up providing the raw materials used for hundreds of essential products.
We pride ourselves on knowing this special type of insurance:
We work with farmers and ranchers to determine their biggest concerns, then we customize a program with multi-peril crop insurance and enhance coverage by adding private products to provide a unique and thorough protection package. The key ingredient for our exceptional protection packages is our 40-plus years of experience, along with partners who support and listen to our recommendations.
Our Partners Include:
- Global Ag
- Great American
- Rain & Hail
Nielsen & Associates Insurance Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity provider.
Meet Our Team
Raised in San Luis Obispo County, Cathy has worked in the field of Agribusiness Risk Management since 1989 when she began working for the USDA Farm Service Agency. While there she implemented farm subsidy, crop disaster and conservation programs for San Luis Obispo, Monterey and Santa Barbara Counties. In 1999 she began selling and servicing crop insurance then expanding into farm and ranch insurance as well as business, homeowners, auto, life and health. She spent many years working with horses along with her daughter and now enjoys ocean kayaking, gardening and visiting her daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons in Humboldt County.
Brian Gill is the fifth generation of a family that has been in agriculture for almost 150 years. Brian’s upbringing in a family farming and ranching culture gives him the knowledge to understand firsthand how to manage the risks associated with agribusiness with the right combination of insurance products. In addition to his vast agricultural background, he has been in the insurance industry for 10 years and is a member of Class 50 of the California Agricultural Leadership Program.