Our Story

Our Story  started with a vision to create a sustainable agricultural insurance company by implementing innovative risk management solutions to prepare agents and growers for an endurable future in agriculture. 

Crop Pro Insurance Services, Inc. was founded as a Managing General Agency specializing in federal and private crop insurance.  Company headquarters are located in Johnston, Iowa.

Crop Pro Insurance presents agencies with traditional and progressive risk management solutions that will protect growers as the industry adapts and changes. These strategies are designed to help agents and growers capitalize on new technologies and increase revenues without sacrificing the reassurance that comes with traditional crop insurance policies.

“We are building Crop Pro Insurance in partnership with our agents.  We are the company bringing differentiated solutions that will make our agencies stand out in the marketplace, helping them retain current customers and attract new customers all while increasing revenues for both growers and agents”. - Joe Young, President


Our Mission

Our mission is to proudly serve the traditional crop insurance market while developing and providing risk management solutions that reflect emerging markets, preparing agents and growers for future changes in agriculture.


Key Initiatives

Together with capital partners, we are focused on the following key initiatives for success:

Innovation  Crop Pro is a service provider dedicated to working with farmers and agencies across the Midwest to help maximize farmers’ profitability by offering innovative risk management solutions and private products that solve real needs to increase yield, lower operating costs that work in good stewardship with the land.

Operational Excellence:  The experienced team of crop insurance experts at Crop Pro have a proven track record of providing excellent service and a high level of customer satisfaction.  Service standards and customer satisfaction results are continually measured and monitored to ensure standards of excellence are achieved as we scale and sustain operations.

Channel Performance:  Pro Tools, processes, training, and offerings are in place to ensure the ability of crop insurance agent partners and Crop Pro employees to consistently achieve business goals and optimum performance.

Risk Management:  A hail and private product strategy that will grow the business and ensure the health of the portfolio is in place and will be executed on consistently to ensure the desired results are achieved.  Results will be continually monitored through robust analytics and reporting.

Financial Discipline:  Crop Pro aligned with a superior syndicate of investors and policy issuing company GuideOne Insurance Company – rated A-Excellent by AM Best.  Superior modeling tools are in place to predict policy performance to ensure optimum fund designation and financial results. 

Core Values
Crop Pro employees will demonstrate:

Stability: Implement fiscally responsible practices for customer piece of mind.

Respect: Treat everyone with honor, dignity, and courtesy.

Integrity: Earn and demonstrate trust through transparent and ethical actions.

Teamwork: Work together through effective communication, collaboration, and accountability.

Leadership: Create vision, inspire others, and set an innovative pace for our customers and the insurance industry