2013-01-17 / Top News

J & L receives Award for Excellence


The staff at J & L Insurance of Linton includes, from left, Agent Lance Jangula, Agent Jessie Gerving, Owners Jim and Diana Bodvig; and Agent Rod Jacob. The staff at J & L Insurance of Linton includes, from left, Agent Lance Jangula, Agent Jessie Gerving, Owners Jim and Diana Bodvig; and Agent Rod Jacob. Diversified Crop Insurance Services (DCIS) recently held their annual meeting and Spring Update training. At this meeting, DCIS recognizes those who have provided outstanding leadership and administration of the Federal Crop Insurance program by presenting each recipient with an Award for Excellence.

J & L Insurance Agency of Linton was among those receiving top honors at this year’s banquet.

“This past year has been quite a time of dismay for many farmers. But with agencies like J & L, our farmers had the coverage they needed, the answers they needed and checks are being delivered daily,” Ron Miiller, National Marketing Manager for Diversifi ed Services. “This is all in an effort to continue to provide World Class Service in all respects to our customers. We continue to help farmers protect their revenue and preserve their equity.”

During the three-day conference, attendees were able to network with other crop insurance professionals from across the nation. They also participated in additional training which will enable them to even better assist their customers.

J & L Agency is an independent agency for Diversified Crop Insurance Services. They are located in Linton and service farmers in North and South Dakota. The agency phone number is 701-254-4105.

CGB-Diversified Crop Insurance Services is headquartered in Jacksonville, Ill. The company is a part of the Federal Crop Insurance system and services policies in 28 states. They offer a wide range of services which includes crop insurance, risk management and grain marketing expertise.

J & L Insurance Agency was established in 2004 by Jim and Diana Bodvig, and Lance Jangula. The business was opened in the former Rohrich Law office on North Broadway in Linton the following year. Rod Jacob has been agent at J & L Insurance since 2006, and Jessie Gerving began working there as an agent shortly after J & L purchased the Linton Insurance Agency from Strasburg State Bank in 2009.

Jim Bodvig and Rod Jacob purchased the former Leon’s Portrait Studio building in May 2012, and moved J & L Insurance into the building in June 2012. J & L Insurance is located at 218 North Broadway in Linton, and current employees include owners Jim and Diana Bodvig, and agents Lance Jangula, Rod Jacob and Jessie Gerving.

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