Farms Bureau Publications
Giving producers the edge with news, research and marketing trends, this weekly newspaper is the first in agriculture news. The weekly publication is available only to Farm Bureau Agricultural and Collegiate members. Learn more at www.agalert.com
California Bountiful magazine promotes connections between farm and city, introducing readers to farmers, ranchers, chefs and others who bring us food and farm products; visiting towns and locations that are hidden gems; featuring mouth-watering recipes that include California-grown products; sharing gardening tips from experts; and more. The bimonthly magazine is available to Associate members of Farm Bureau and to supporters of the California Bountiful Foundation. Discover more at www.californiabountiful.com
Attention Agricultural Members!
In addition to receiving Ag Alert, Agricultural members can now subscribe to receive Farm Bureau publication, California Bountiful.
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Nationwide is proud to be the exclusive insurance provider of the California Farm Bureau. Since 1926, Nationwide has been providing insurance and financial services to Farm Bureau members and remains committed to protecting what matters most. As a company with a deep agricultural history, Nationwide offers members of the California Farm Bureau a discount on farm insurance.
Nationwide also offers a variety of insurance and financial services to Farm Bureau members including:
- Automobile Insurance*
- Home Insurance
- Pet Insurance*
- Travel Insurance
- Powersports Insurance
- Commercial Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Workers’ Compensation*
*Select discounts may apply. To learn more, contact your local Nationwide agent, or visit Nationwide.com/cfbf.
Land As Your Legacy®
Transitioning your family farm or ranch to the next generation can be overwhelming without a solid plan in place, but working with a team of professionals can help ensure your success. Whether your farm or ranch has been around for several generations or you’re a first-generation farmer, Nationwide® is there to help you plan what happens to your operations after you’re gone. Land As Your Legacy® transition planning program for farmers and ranchers is a no-cost program that provides transition planning solutions, so your family’s agribusiness will remain a legacy for generations to come. Select the link for more information www.nationwide.com/yourland.
To help members navigate the changing health care landscape, Farm Bureau works with Keenan Direct, the largest privately held insurance broker in California, to provide unbiased guidance to help members find the coverage and value that best fits their health insurance needs. Affordable dental coverage is available to individuals, families and seniors through Delta Dental. Vision care is also available to interested members through VSP Direct. To take advantage of this free service, contact them toll-free at 1-855-422-3243 or online at www.CAFBHealth.com.
IDTheft Assist is a monthly subscription that gives you and your immediate family access to the quickest identity theft response services. IDTheft Assist has advocates who do all the work for you, so you can get back to your daily routine. To learn more about this exclusive offer available to Farm Bureau members visit, www.idtheftassist.com/e/cfbf.
SAVE UP TO $5,000 ON CAT EXCAVATORS, SKID STEERS, WHEEL LOADERS AND MORE California Farm Bureau members can save up to $5,000 on eligible Cat® machines. On top of that, members receive an additional $250 credit on work tool attachments purchased with new Cat machines. Combine these Farm Bureau incentives with other discounts, promotions, rebates or offers that may be available from Cat or your Cat dealer. Just enter your member id and ZIP code, and print out your certificate and take it to the dealership prior to purchase.
With the discount certificate, eligible individual, family or business members will receive the following incentives on purchases of the listed products:
SAVE UP TO $5,000 PER MACHINE
- Large Excavators: 349
SAVE $2,750 PER MACHINE
SAVE $2,500 PER MACHINE
SAVE $2,250 PER MACHINE
- Small Wheel Loaders: 924, 926, 930, 938
SAVE $2,000 PER MACHINE
- Medium Dozers: D6NLGP, D6NXL
SAVE $1,750 PER MACHINE
SAVE $1,500 PER MACHINE
- Small Dozers: D4
SAVE $1,250 PER MACHINE
- Skid Steer Loaders: 272
- Compact Track Loaders: 279, 289, 299
- Small Dozers: D3
- Backhoe Loaders: 420, 430, 450
- Compact Wheel Loaders: 908, 910, 914
SAVE $1,000 PER MACHINE
- Skid Steer Loaders: 262
- Multi Terrain Loaders: 277, 287, 297
- Compact Wheel Loaders: 903, 906, 907
- Telehandlers: TH514, TH1055, TH1255, TH642, TH943
- Small Hydraulic Excavators: 311, 313, 314, 315, 316, 318
- Mini Hydraulic Excavators: 308
SAVE $750 PER MACHINE
- Skid Steer Loaders: 226, 232, 236, 242, 246
- Compact Track Loaders: 239, 259
- Backhoe Loaders: 415, 416
SAVE $500 PER MACHINE
- Compact Track Loaders: 249
- Skid Steer Loaders: 252
- Multi Terrain Loaders: 247, 257
- Mini Hydraulic Excavators: 300.9, 301.4, 301.7, 302.4, 302.7, 303, 303.5, 304, 305, 305.5, 307
- Telehandlers: TH255, TH306, TH3510, TH357, TH406, TH407, TH408
Your discount will be shown on your invoice as a subtraction from the best-negotiated price. One certificate per lease or purchase; eligible Farm Bureau members may obtain an unlimited number of certificates. Certificates do expire.
If you have questions or need help obtaining the certificate, please call (916) 561-5550 or visit your local FB office.
Farm Bureau members in California are eligible for a discount of $300 to $500 on Case IH agricultural equipment, depending on the tractor or implement acquired.
There is no limit to the number of discounts that a Farm Bureau member may use, as long as it’s no more than one per unit acquired. Case IH encourages members to negotiate the best deal with their preferred Case-IH dealer and then add the manufacturer’s incentive discount to the bottom line.
Eligible individual, family or business members will receive the following manufacturer discount on purchases of the listed products:
- Farmall® Compact tractors – A, C & C CVT series $300 per unit
- Farmall® Utilities – C & U series $500 per unit
- Maxxum® Series and Farmall 100A series $500 per unit
- Self-propelled windrowers $500 per unit
- Large square balers $500 per unit
- Round balers $300 per unit
- Small square balers $300 per unit
- Disc mower conditioners $300 per unit
- Sickle mower conditioners $300 per unit
- Case IH Scout Utility Vehicles $300 per unit
To qualify, Farm Bureau members must present a Membership Verification Certificate to the Case IH dealer in advance of product delivery. Incentive discounts cannot be awarded after the product has been delivered. The discount is available in conjunction with other discounts, promotions, rebates and offers as may be provided by Case IH or a Case IH dealer. Farm Bureau members who want to learn more about the discount may contact the CFBF Member Help Desk at 800-698-FARM. The incentive discount(s) is/are shown on invoice as a subtraction from the best-negotiated price of the acquired unit(s).
SPECIAL FARM BUREAU MEMBER PRICES ON SELECTED PRODUCTS AND SUPPLIES AND FREE SHIPPING ON ALL GRAINGER ORDERS
Farm Bureau members receive even deeper discounts on the following categories:
- Cleaning: Consumables
- Cleaning: Other
- Hand Tools
- Manufacturing: Welding
- Plumbing: Pipe, Valves, Fittings
- Plumbing: Other
- Safety: People Safety
- Outdoor Equipment
- Power Tools
- Safety: Facility Safety
Farm Bureau members get special member prices on selected categories and brands from Grainger, PLUS get free standard parcel shipping on all standard Grainger products. Get started with your price savings using 3 easy methods:
- Present the California Farm Bureau account number at time of purchase.
- Go to https://www.grainger.com/farmbureau to establish a new Grainger.com® account using that account number; or
- Call Grainger customer service at 1-800-472-4643 to update your existing Grainger account with the Farm Bureau organization account number.
To be sure you get your Farm Bureau member prices, always reference California Farm Bureau’s organization account number when visiting your local branch, making a telephone order, or when setting up your personal account online.
*FREE standard shipping* on all orders shipped ground transportation. Other freight charges will be incurred for services such as expedited delivery, special handling by the carrier, sourcing orders and shipments outside the continental United States.
Farm Bureau members in California can save anywhere from 5-20% on select parts they use every day such as brake pads and rotors, filters, batteries, belts, hoses and many more commonly replaced automotive and equipment parts. O’Reilly Auto Parts offers a great selection of not just general automotive, but fleet and heavy duty parts as well to cover every piece of equipment on your farm or ranch.
Enjoy free delivery within a 5 mile radius of your local O’Reilly Auto Parts store and free access to our professional customer website firstcallonline.com for parts look up and ordering, vehicle specs, TSB documents, etc. To take advantage of the discount visit your local O’Reilly Auto Parts and use the CA Farm Bureau account to purchase your product. Should you want to open your own account let the representative know and they will set you up with your private account using the same discount structure. O’Reilly Auto Parts offers cash on delivery, daily charge, weekly charge, and monthly charge accounts depending on your individual needs.
Members can obtain the account number by calling their local county Farm Bureau office or via the member help line at 800-698-3276. The discount may also be applied to online orders at O’Reilly’s professional customer website, firstcallonline.com, by Farm Bureau members who have established an account at their local O’Reilly Auto Parts store.
John Deere now offers John Deere Rewards to members of California Farm Bureau. Farm Bureau members receive discounts, special low rate financing, and all other benefits associated with John Deere Rewards Platinum 2 status.
Just sign up for John Deere Rewards program using a valid member number and zip code for membership verification, and become a Platinum 2 level by visiting www.johndeere.com/FarmBureau
Farm Bureau members are eligible for the following benefits as Platinum 2 status members:
- $350-$3,200 off Commercial Mowing
- $100-$250 off Residential Mowing
- $200-$350 off Utility Vehicles
- $200-$350 off Tractors
- $500-$3,700 off Golf & Sports Turf
- 17% off MSRP – Commercial Worksite
- Plus, combine John Deere Rewards equipment savings with National Offers
- Special parts savings delivered to their inbox
- 10% off Home & Workshop Products, including air compressors, generators and more!
- 10% off apparel and accessories at JohnDeereStore.com
- John Deere provides a full line of grounds care and maintenance equipment. No matter your need – mowers, compact tractors, or utility vehicles – John Deere has the equipment to get the job done. Visit your local dealer for demos, quotes, and more.
Need help selecting the right equipment? Try our Product Selector. Want try before you buy? Request a Demo. Ready to purchase? Try Buy Online. Need more help? Just visit your local John Deere dealer to receive a quote or learn more about your John Deere Rewards benefits.
John Deere offers a full line of equipment and services to meet your needs. From commercial mowers to compact utility tractors, and Gator™ utility vehicles to skid steer loaders, your local John Deere dealer will help you find the right equipment for the job.
Other Details and Restrictions
Must be a valid member of Farm Bureau for 30 days (effective 9/11/18)
A valid member email address is required for eligibility.
John Deere Rewards benefits are only available at John Deere dealerships. Members need to sign up once for the John Deere Rewards program, then renew or reactivate their membership approximately every two years. John Deere Rewards members can manage their account at MyJohnDeere.Deere.com. For full John Deere Rewards Terms & Conditions, click here.
Farm and ranch employers use Farm Employers Labor Service to reduce their costs and take the headaches out of complying with complicated federal and state regulations. FELS® keeps you up-to-date on farmworker health and safety requirements with The Farm Labor Manual. FELS® offers our members a $100 discount on enrollment. Ask about safety seminars, consulting services, bilingual labor relations and more. For more information call (800) 753-9073 or visit www.fels.net.
Farm Bureau Bank provides an exciting credit card opportunity. Farm Bureau members enjoy an incredible introductory rate, earn great rewards and experience top-notch benefits with the new Farm Bureau Bank World MasterCard®.
The Farm Bureau Bank World MasterCard features a low introductory rate on balance transfers and no annual fee.
Members can start earning rewards immediately through Farm Bureau Bank’s MasterCard Rewards Program, including up to 2,500 reward points for balance transfers in the first 30 days and double points on purchases for three months. Reward points can be used for free travel, merchandise, gift certificates and cash back.
Participating Farm Bureau members also receive all the benefits that MasterCard provides, including Purchase Assurance, Extended Warranties on products you purchase, MasterRental Insurance Coverage, Master RoadAssist Roadside Service, Travel Assistance Services, Concierge Services, MasterCard Global Service and 24/7 customer service and support.
Plus, it’s easy to apply for the Farm Bureau Bank World MasterCard. For more information, call toll-free, (800) 492-FARM or visit www.farmbureaubank.com.
Brand your business or showcase your Farm Bureau pride with A4 Promotions & Incentives. Members can receive up to a 20% discount on select customizable items. For more information or to order, visit www.farmbureaucompanystory.com or call (916) 361-3682.
Are your products labeled California Grown?
Farm Bureau members in California now have access to a 50 percent discount on California Grown branding and licensing for their agricultural commodities.
The purpose of the California Grown brand is to increase awareness and consumption of California agricultural products among California consumers. California Farm Bureau Federation, a California Grown member, is partnering with California Grown to further promote the brand and as a result, Farm Bureau members have access to a significant discount.
If you are interested in the program and are looking for more information about the California Grown branding, please go to the California Grown website at www.californiagrown.org or phone (916) 441-5302.
*Some limitations may apply.
If you’re paying more than 5.9 cents per minute for in-state calls and 4.9 cents for out-of-state calls, you’re paying too much! Our members receive low rates 24 hours a day, seven days a week with no complicated access codes and no “calling circles.”
Farm Bureau’s national long distance program beats all the major carriers and still offers full features. Also available: personal 800 numbers at 5.9 cents per minute and calling cards at 8.9 cents per minute and all this for a low monthly fee of $2.00. To apply, visit countryconnect1.com.
Preferred Alliance specializes in drug and alcohol testing compliance programs for employers and independent owner operators. Get help in complying with mandated Department of Transportation (DOT) testing for truck drivers. 20 percent discount on set-up fee for Farm Bureau members. Call (877) 272-5227 ext. 314.
As a Farm Bureau® member, you have access to a FREE Prescription Drug Card program. Save up to 75% at more than 68,000 national and regional pharmacies. Create as many cards as you need for yourself, your family and your employees (full time, part time, seasonal). All members are eligible to get pharmacy discounts through this program. The program can be used to supplement most health insurance plans including Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and High Deductible Plans. It can also be used as a Medicare Part D supplement by providing discounts on non-covered drugs.
This program has “LOWEST PRICE” logic to guarantee that you pay the lowest price on your prescriptions (you pay the lower of a discount off the Average Wholesale Price-AWP, a discount calculated off MAC Pricing, or the Pharmacy Promotional/Retail price).Download a card today!
REACH Air Medical Services LLC and CALSTAR—two of California’s preeminent air ambulance providers—are proud to be a part of the AirMedCare Network, which is an alliance among Air Evac Lifeteam, Med-Trans Air Medical Transport and REACH Air Medical Services, creating America’s largest air ambulance membership network. By becoming a member of AirMedCare Network, you will be covered by all AirMedCare Network providers in all of their service areas, which are ever-expanding. You’ll become a member of our growing community of over 3 million members—the largest of its kind in the United States. AirMedCare Network is pleased to offer group membership coverage to Farm Bureau members and their families for $65 per year. For more information on how to enroll as a Farm Bureau group member, please contact us at 1-800-793-0010. Or simply download the application below.
Benefits of Joining the AirMedCare Network
- No out-of-pocket expenses in connection with your flight
- Peace of mind that allows you to focus on recovery
- Over 320 locations, including Alaska and Hawaii
- Network extending out across 38 states
- Highly skilled nurses, medics and pilots ready 24 hours a day
New! Fly-U-Home Non Emergency Membership Add On Option
Benefits of Joining the Fly-U-Home Program
AMCN Fly-U-Home members have access to a fleet of medically equipped, private aircraft standing by 24x7x365 to fly them back home if they’re ever hospitalized while travelling or if they find themselves in a medical facility more than 150 miles from their residence – all for less than 42 cents per day. This means recovering closer to home and family at the hospital of your choosing. Annual discounted rates are offered to all Farm Bureau Members – $134 and their family members. Members can call 800-793-0010 to add this membership option.
ClearValue Hearing’s Professional Hearing Network and Starkey, the manufacturer of hearing instruments, have teamed up to develop a unique Hearing Healthcare Benefits Program exclusively for Farm Bureau members and their families. Members can save up to 60% off MSRP on Starkey Hearing Aids. For more information or to locate the provider in your area, visit www.clearvaluehearing.com or call (888) 497-7447.
Simply provide the California Farm Bureau discount code at the time of purchase at any LensCrafters locations nationwide and receive your discount savings. 20 percent savings on exams, contact lens, frames, lenses, tints and coatings, lens options and most non-prescription sunglasses. Discounts on eye exams and contact lenses do not apply outside California. www.lenscrafters.com
Vehicle Discounts and Rentals
California Farm Bureau members always receive up to 30 percent off Avis base rates*. In addition, enjoy additional offers** like dollars off, a complimentary upgrade, or a free weekend day. Visit www.avis.com or call 1-800-331-1212 to make a reservation. Avis Car Rental operates one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,450 locations in more than 165 countries.
If you have member benefit questions, please call 1-800-698-3276 or visit your local Farm Bureau office.
**Discount rates may vary between 10 and 30 percent, depending on time of year, availability and other factors.
**Farm Bureau discount may NOT be stacked with other AWD corporate or membership discounts.
California Farm Bureau members always save up to 30 percent off Budget base rates*. Plus, get other great offers** like dollars off, a free upgrade, or a free weekend day. You may call 1-800-527-0700 to make a reservation. Budget Car Rental is one of the world’s best-known car rental brands with approximately 3,350 locations in more than 120 countries.
If you have member benefit questions, please call 1-800-698-3276 or visit your local Farm Bureau office.
*Discount rates may vary between 10 and 30 percent, depending on time of year, availability and other factors.
**Farm Bureau discount may NOT be stacked with other BCD corporate or membership discounts.
Farm Bureau Bonus Cash is exclusively for active Farm Bureau members who are residents of the United States. This incentive is not available on Shelby GT350®, Shelby® GT350R, Mustang BULLITT, Ford GT, Focus RS and F-150 Raptor. This offer may not be used in conjunction with most other Ford Motor Company and Lincoln Motor Company private incentives or AXZD-Plans. Some customer and purchase eligibility restrictions apply. Must be a Farm Bureau member for 30 consecutive days prior to purchase and take new retail delivery from dealer by January 2, 2020. Visit FordFarmBureauAdvantage.com or LincolnFarmBureauAdvantage.com or see your authorized Ford or Lincoln Dealer for qualifications and complete details.
*Farm Bureau Lincoln Bonus Cash $750 offer exclusively for active Farm Bureau members who are residents of the United States. Must be a Farm Bureau member for 30 consecutive days prior to purchase and take new retail delivery from dealer by January 2, 2020. Offer is valid through 1/2/2020 for the purchase or lease of an eligible new 2018/2019/2020 model year Lincoln vehicle. Program 37264: Additional $500 Conquest Bonus Cash offer exclusively for active Farm Bureau members valid for a purchase or lease from 7/2/19 through 9/30/19 of an eligible new 2018/2019/2020 model year Lincoln vehicle. Customer must have a registered 1995 or newer non-Ford/Lincoln/Mercury vehicle in their name for at least 30 days, to be eligible for this additional $500 incentive. This offer may not be used in conjunction with most other Lincoln Motor Company private incentives or AXZD-Plans. Some customer and purchase eligibility restrictions apply. Limit one Bonus Cash and Conquest offer per vehicle purchase or lease. Visit LincolnFarmBureauAdvantage.com or see your authorized Lincoln Dealer for qualifications and complete details. Dealers please claim #36816 for Farm Bureau Lincoln Bonus Cash Program and #37264 for additional $500 Conquest Bonus Cash in Smart VINCENT.
Did you purchase a vehicle between September 1, 2017 and now, but did not redeem the Bonus Cash Offer?
Farm Bureau members in California are still able to receive the Ford and Lincoln Bonus Cash Offer on vehicles purchased beginning September 1, 2017 if they met the membership eligibility requirements at the time the vehicle was purchased. To do this, eligible members can download a certificate and take it to the dealership where they purchased their vehicle. If you are not able to visit the dealership, Farm Bureau members can generate an eCertificate by contacting email@example.com with your name, membership number, ZIP CODE, and VIN number to request an eCertificate exception request. Documentation from an existing sale may also be requested if needed. New members are not eligible for the Bonus Cash Offers during the first 30 days of their membership.
Travel & Entertainment Discounts
Farm Bureau members save 20 percent off the best available rates at almost 5,900 participating Choice Hotels worldwide (Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Quality Inn®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion®, MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay®, Rodeway Inn® and Econo Lodge®). Save 20 percent also off the Ascend Collection® and the newest addition, Cambria Suites®. Learn more about Cambria Suites’ expansion into new destination cities. Call the Choice Hotels toll free number (800) 258-2847 and mention the Farm Bureau ID number or go to choicehotels.com to book online. To obtain the discount code, please call the member help desk at 1-800-698-3276.
Whether you are looking for an upscale hotel, an all-inclusive resort or something more cost-effective, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has the right hotel for you! As a Farm Bureau member in California, you will save up to 20% off the Best Available Rate* at over 8,000 participating hotels worldwide. Discover the benefits of booking your vacation with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts as a Farm Bureau member. Their vast portfolio of hotels and resorts offer a variety of accommodations to meet your travel needs. Wherever people go, Wyndham will be there to welcome them. To obtain the discount code, please call the member help desk at 1-800-698-3276 or select this link to book today.
Stretch your entertainment dollars at major amusement parks and attractions with a variety of discounts. For website links, discounts codes and coupons, call the member help desk at (800) 698-FARM.
- Aquarium of the Pacific
Get 10% off gift store purchases with coupon; Save $3 on adult and $1.50 on child (ages 3-11) general admission. Up to 4 admissions.
- Great America
Receive a variety of savings by purchasing your discounted tickets online.
- Knott’s Berry Farm
Receive a variety of savings for each season with discount coupon.
Save between $10-$15 on LEGOLAND® Resort Hopper admissions to LEGOLAND® California, SEA LIFE® Aquarium, and LEGOLAND® Water Park.
- San Diego Zoo
Buy your tickets online to receive a $4 discount for tickets ordered online.
- Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Receive a variety of savings by purchasing your discounted tickets online.
- Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Purchase your tickets online to receive $8.00 off on Good-Any-Day tickets at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Available February-October.
Farm Bureau members save $0.05 per gallon on propane deliveries, receive a complimentary service check and a No Run-Out Guarantee with automatic delivery. Additionally, members have access to:
- 24 hour emergency services
- Online bill pay options
- $100 referral bonus for new customers
- Order deliveries online
Visit AmeriGas online at www.amerigas.com for additional information.
Farm Bureau members can save up to 30 percent at Dunn-Edwards Paints and Kelly-Moore Paints. Dunn-Edwards and Kelly-Moore offer a full range of architectural and specialty coatings for virtually every application, including farms/outbuildings, water tanks/water treatment, plant maintenance/floors, concrete water proofing and coatings for wood, ferrous and nonferrous metals. Farms or ranches with large or continuous purchasing needs may qualify for additional discounts and individual sales representation. For more information and store locations, visit or call Dunn-Edwards at (888) DE-PAINT, Kelly-Moore at (888) MR-PAINT. To obtain the discount codes, please call the member help desk at 1-800-698-3276. www.kellymoore.com www.dunnedwards.com