Monterey County Farm Bureau

Member Benefits

The Monterey County Farm Bureau membership has value

By joining the Monterey County Farm Bureau you help support local agriculture. You also gain access to a wide variety of member benefits, as detailed below.  Please join today!

Members may order a free copy of the latest Farm Bureau Benefits Guide. It's your member benefits directory, with benefits information. To order your copy, contact our office at (831) 751-3100.

Members are entitled to the following benefits:

Insurance Programs

Allied Insurance: a member of the Nationwide family of companies, offers Agricultural members up to a 12.5% discount on auto insurance, 7.5% on buisness auto insurance to a maximum of $500 annually, and 5% on farm insurance up to $500 annually.  Associate members are offered up to a 7.5% discount on auto insurance. Contact an independent Allied agent for more details at www.nationwide.com/cfbf or call (877) 669-6877.

Nationwide Agribusiness: the leading farm and ranch insurer in CA, offering plans for farms and ranches of all sizes.  Members received a 5% discount, up to $500 annually, on farm policies, and a 7.5% discount, up to $500 annually, on business auto policies.  Contact a local independent agent at www.cfbf.com/farmagents.

State Compensation Insurance Fund: ask your broker about the FArm Bureau group and receive a 20% discount on your workers' compensation insurance.  Only Agricultural producers are eligible for enrollment.  For assistance with the Farm Bureau group call (800) 773-7667.

VPI Pet Insurance: the largest pet insurance company in our nation, offering members a 5% discount.  For more information, call (877) 738-7874 or visit www.petinsurance.com/affiliates/cfbf_npr.

News & Entertainment

AgAlert: providing members the edge with news, research, and marketing trends.  This weekly newspaper is first in Agricultural News; mailed to Agricultural members.  Learn more at www.agalert.com.

California Bountiful Magazine and Television: a lifestyle magazine and TV show with farm family profiles, recipes, gardening tips, and more!  Take a look at www.californiabountiful.com.

Health Services

Farm Bureau Prescription Program: discounts of up to 75% on brand name and generic prescription medications.  This program is honored by more than 4,500 local, regional, and national pharmacies in CA and more than 57,000 regional and national pharmacies.  Visit www.cfbf.com or call the Member Help Desk at (800) 698-3276 to obtain your discount card.

ClearValue Hearing: members can save up to 25% off the MSRP on Starkey Hearing Aids and can save on other hearing healthcare needs from Westone EarMold Labs.  For more information or to locate a local provider, visit www.clearvaluehearing.com or call (800) 497-7447.

LensCrafters: members receive a 20% discount on eye wear, lenses, and inital exams when they present their FB membership card along with the plan number.  For more information, call (800) 522-LENS; plan number available through our office at (831) 751-3100.

Preferred Alliance: Offers at 20% discount on setup fee for members.  Call 877-272-5227 for more information.

CALSTAR: Monterey County does not have a major trauma center locally, and air medical transports can leave patients with thousands in out-of-pocket expenses.  CALSTAR offers group coverage to members and their families for $30 annually, a 33% discount.  For more information on how to enroll at a FB group member, please call (888) 207-5433 of visit info@calstar.org.

HealthCare Solutions: Offers a broad range of insurance products, such as accident, foreign travel, cancer and short-term medical.  For more information, call (800) 558-2520 or visit www.hsclife.com.

Life Line Screening Health Services: provides health screenings for common conditions for those over 50 years of age.  To make an appointment call (800) 909-4785; four screenings are available for only $135 per member.

Do-It-Yourself Discounts

Grainger: members qualify for a 10% discount on all Grainger items.  Additionally, members recieve 55% off suggested list prices on Proto Tools, 50% off on Stanlty Tools, and 35% off on farm-duty motors.  There are other discounts available on many 'green' home and office products.  Free shipping on all orders placed on www.grainger.com.  Present the FB plan number and your membership card at time of purchase: plan number available through our our office at (831) 751-3100.

Kelly-Moore Paints and Dunn Edwards Paints: save up to 30% on paint products.  Present the FB plan number and your membership card at time of purchase: plan number available through our our office at (831) 751-3100.

Western Square Industries: manufacturing gates,corrals and quality steel products for farms and ranches, Western Square offers a 10% discount on shade trailers that help farmers protect their employees from sun and heat.  Members can also receive a 5% discount on round pens, pasture feeders, cattle guards, canine kennels and chcken coops.  All discounts are applied to direct-from-manufacturer sales to ensure that members receive the best price on these products.  For more information, visit www.westernsquare.com or call John Bridwell at 209/481-9254.

Business Services

Farm Employers Labor Service: farm and ranch employers use FELS to reduce their costs for compliance with complicated state and federal labor regulations.  Members are kept up-to-date on farmworker employement requirements with newsletters, posters, and compliance manuals at a 20% discount rate.  Members receive a $100 discount on enrollment; contact (800) 753-9073 for more information.

Farm Bureau Bank: low-rate vehicle loans with no payments for up to 90 dyas.  Call (800) 492-3276 or visit www.farmbureaubank.com for more information.

A4 Promotions & Incentives: wide seletion of clothing and business items available with the FB logo.  For more information or to place an order, visit www.farmbureaucompanystore.com or call (916) 361-3682.

Country Connect: members get low rates of 5.9 cents per minute for in-state calls and 4.9 cents for out-of-state calls, now 24/7, with no complicated access codes or calling circles.  Also available: toll-free (800) numbers at 5.9 cents per minute and calling cards at 8.9 cents per minute.  Monthly fee of $2 applies.  To request an application call (800) 362-3276 or visit www.countryconnect.us.

First Data: as the world's largest credit card processor, First Data makes payment transactions secure, fast and easy for customers around the world every day.  Whether the payment is by debit or credit, gift card, check or mobile phone, online or at the point of sale, First Data helps maximize value for their cusomter's businesses.  A variety of services are offered to FArm Bureau members: First Data Mobile Pay, Merchant Branded Gift Card Solutions, SpendTrend, and Money Network.

Vehicle Discounts

General Motors: for qualified members, a discount of $500 on a purchase or lease of a Chevrolet car or truck (Volt excluded), Buick cars, and GMC trucks.  There is no limit to the number of vehicles purchased or leased using this incentive.  Eligibility requirements: must be a member for a minimum of 60 days, certificate required at time of purchase.  Visit www.fbverify.com/GM/default.aspx to obtain certificate.

Polaris: offers discounts of $300 on new all-terrain and side-by-side vehicles, excluding youth models.  As a bonus, participating Polaris dealers will provide 10% discounts on labor charges their service center when the invoice reflects work completed on new or used Polaris vehicles.

Case IH: receive a manufacturer's incentive discount of $300 - $500. depending on the tractor or implement purchased.  Eligibility requirement: member must obtain an authorization certificate at www.fbverify.com in advance of purchase.

Vehicle Rentals

Avis: offers discount in CA.  Call (800) 698-5685 or visit www.avis.com; requires Avis Worldwide Discount code available by calling our office at (831) 751-3100.

Hertz: offers discounts at participating locations in the U.S. and abroad.  Visit www.hertz.com to make reservations; requires Hertz discount code available by calling our office at (831) 654-2210.

Fuel Discounts

Amerigas: save 5 cents pergallone on propane deliveries.  Members receive a complimentary service check and a 'no run-out guarantee' with automatic delivery.  Visit www.amerigas.com/business/farm_bureau.htm for more information.

Flyers Energy: discounted fuel purchases utilizing the Commercial Fueling Network (CFN), as well as fueling at 230,000 locations nationwide using the Flyers Fleet Card; discount of 3 cents per gallon on fuel purchased with Flyers CFN card, and a 2 cent per gallon savings at retail sites where the Flyers Fleet Card is accepted, plus a special rate on bulk-delivered fuel.

Theme Park Discounts

Discounts are available for CA amusement parks and attractions: Aquarium of the PacificSix Flags Magic Mountain, Knott's Berry Farm, San Diego Zoo, Legoland, Unviersal Studios Hollywood, Santa Cruz Boardwalk, and more.  Contact the Member Help Desk at (800) 698-3276 to obtain coupons or to purchase discount tickets.

Hotel Rooms

Choice Hotels: Save 20% on published rates at most 5,900 participating Choice Hotels worldwide, including Confort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inn, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Suburban Extended Stay, Econo Lodge, and Rodway Inn.  Call (800) 258-2847 or visit www.choicehotels.com.

Wyndham Hotels: savings of 20% on best available rates at Days Inn, Super 8, Ramada, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, and all Wyndahm hotels and resorts.  Call members benefits hotline at (877) 670-7088 or visit www.wyndham.com (corporate ID required at time of booking, call (800) 698-3276 to obtain this number).