Agricultural insurance

At Santam, we understand the challenges, and risks that go along with protecting your crops and assets. We know that heavy rain, hail and drought can have a catastrophic impact on your bottom line which is why we want to help you create a sustainable business.

WE HELP YOU FARM

  • Comprehensive cover - Santam Agriculture not only protects your crops and assets, but also protects you from exposure to liabilities on your farms as a result of damage to your properties, spread of fire, dam wall damage, death or injuries, product liability and much more.
  • Specialist solutions - Ranging from pivot irrigation systems to livestock, our specialist products have been designed to suit your needs.
  • Value-added benefits - Santam Agriculture offers you added benefits when insuring your assets, such as access to emergency medical assistance and funeral cover for yourself and your farm workers. Santam clients who belong to registered and approved Fire Protection Associations (FPA) also benefit from reduced premiums.

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The benefits of insuring with us

Santam is the insurer of choice for millions of South Africans countrywide. We help you be safe and stay safe – everywhere you go. If you need five more reasons to choose Insurance good and proper.

Assets Crop

Value-added services

Our agricultural policy is extended to include the following 24-hour services/cover free of charge:

  • A personal health advisor (24-hour medical services);
  • Emergency medical services (ambulance, helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft);
  • Legal assistance; and
  • A crisis line.
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World-Class Research

Santam is the only South African insurer with a scientific experimental farm that conducts accurate, in-depth hail damage simulation research on crops in order to ensure accurate damage assessments. Our research entails specific analyses of crop damage at different growth stages that are unique to South Africa’s climate, soil and cultivars.

In the news

Climate and weather update

20 October 2016

Forecasts for neutral to La Niña conditions still remain valid with borderline La Niña conditions currently present. The expected rainfall in the first part of October over the eastern summer crop production areas did not occur but conditions are still favourable for rain in the second part of October. Cumulative rainfall forecasts until the end of December 2016 from the accuweather.com website indicate that between 300-400mm of rain is possible over the eastern areas.

Santam makes R250 000 contribution to agri securitas trust fund

14 October 2016

Santam today announced a R250 000 contribution to the Agri Securitas Trust Fund. The fund was set up to assist in the fight against farm attacks and farm crimes at a rural community level.

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Contact details

Our new world-class facility recently increased its members of staff in order to improve on our service to clients and intermediaries. We are building the skills and capacity required to operate as the best agriculture contact centre in South Africa.

Contact Centre Details:

E agriculture@santam.co.za
F 086 010 2001
T 086 024 7400

Comprehensive contact lists

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