Farm Shield

Weather patterns and low yields can be devastating to your farming operation. Crop Insurance can be a vital tool to help ensure that your operation can withstand these types of events.

Crop, Livestock, and Pasture Insurance is built on a partnership with the federal government and approved insurance providers. These insurance products are then offered to farming operations nationwide, on an equal-opportunity basis, through independent agencies with the intent to support the farmers and ranchers with guaranteed income or yield depending on the type of product selected.

Crop insurance

crop insurance

Livestock insurance

Insure Your Livestock or Crops

who we are

Who We are

Farm Shield is your one-stop source for Agriculture Crop Protection to meet the risk-management needs of the Alabama farmer, rancher, crop and livestock producers. Farm Shield is a member of the Alabama Farm Credit alliance of companies providing a first-hand understanding of the agricultural risks for the farming industry.
who we are

What We Offer

  • Local Experts

    Our team is comprised of experts that treat you like a neighbor. Contact us for a comprehensive review of the risk management plan for your operation.

  • Table to Tailgate

    We will work with you when and where it is convenient for your schedule whether at the tailgate in the field, at the table in your home, or visit us in the office.

  • Peace of Mind

    Farming is an industry that can be affected drastically by the weather each and every year. We take pride in assisting our clients to protect their livelihood during the good and the bad times.

Our Products

  • Multiple Peril Crop Insurance
  • Revenue Protection
  • Yield Protection
  • Crop Hail
  • Livestock Risk Protection (LRP)
  • Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF)
  • Whole Farm Revenue Protection
  • Nursery

Our Purpose

Farm Shield is a licensed insurance agency with experienced agents that are ready to help you protect your farm operation and your farming legacy. We achieve this by discussing your goals and working with you on selecting the appropriate risk management program for your individual operation. Whether those conversations happen across the tailgate or at the table, we are there for you and your farm.

Get to Know Your Agent


Nathan Kinnaman

Nathan Kinnaman was born and raised in a small, agriculture community and his passion for agriculture has helped to drive his passion in agriculture insurance. He brings almost 20 years of insurance experience to Farm Shield and he also holds the AFIS (Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist) professional designation. He has worked with clients ranging from the small family farm up to large commercial operations that span multiple states. Nathan has been married to his wife, Vanessa, for 23 years and they have 5 children together. When he is not working with clients, Nathan enjoys attending his children’s events, camping, classic Mustangs, and they have recently started off-roading in their 1994 Jeep Wrangler YJ.

“I feel very fortunate to partner with Alabama Farm Credit to help establish Farm Shield as the premier crop risk management tool for their clients. I personally believe that insurance is a relationship business and I am looking forward to working with clients on a program that fits their financial goals and helps to protect their livelihood.”

- Nathan Kinnaman Director of Insurance, Farm Shield