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About Us

At Diversified Crop Insurance Services, World Class Service in All Respects is our top priority. Our staff and agents have a deep understanding of, and an appreciation for, the challenges and concerns that each producer and farm manager face every day. Our commitment to service goes beyond the policy. Each agent is equipped with specialized training, state-of-the-art tools, technology, and programs designed with the farmer in mind to protect revenue and preserve equity.

We are dedicated to providing the most current information and trends affecting the agricultural industry. We are passionate advocates for agriculture, bringing together the best minds in the industry to discuss ways to help improve our service and decision-making tools. We combine the best of crop insurance products and grain marketing expertise so farmers can manage their risk, enhance their wealth, and improve their quality of life.

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Consolidated Grain and Barge has been an innovative and progressive leader in the grain and transportation industries since 1970. Starting off in St. Louis Missouri, CGB has grown to a global enterprise serving a variety of needs for farmers. In 1997, our team of founders met to discuss a new division for CGB. Through conversations with local farmers, they determined the need for more risk management services, and CGB-Diversified Services was created.

Their goal was to provide outstanding and personalized customer service based on the unique farming operations of producers. They developed top-quality crop insurance products and grain marketing expertise by listening to the needs and concerns of customers.

Diversified Services is now the fastest growing crop insurance provider, but we have never lost sight of what is truly important - the farmers we serve.

Two of the most important aspects of farming are managing today’s volatile commodity markets and the risk for yield loss. Understanding how the two vital components of farming impact an operation is what distinguishes DCIS within the insurance industry. As a part of CGB Enterprises, Inc. we have the experience and resources necessary to build a more stable and profitable ag sector.

For more information on the history of Consolidated Grain and Barge, visit www.cgb.com/aboutus.aspx.

History of Diversified Services

  • 1997

    Diversified Services is created.

  • 1998

    Diversified Services becomes a licensed agency.

  • 2001

    DS becomes a General Agency.

  • 2007

    CGB-DS becomes a Managing General Agency.

  • 2014

    CGB Insurance Company becomes a policy-issuing company.

  • 2016

    Acquisition of Heartland.

  • 2017

    Acquisition of AgriLogic.