SAN CARLOS, Calif. — Farmer's Business Network, the largest independent farmer-to-farmer network, is now offering a full range of crop insurance products and services through its affiliate, FBN Insurance. FBN Insurance empowers farmers to mitigate risk, make smarter coverage selection, and reduce the time and hassle that often goes into insurance processing. 

Through the launch of Farmers Business Network's insurance agency, farmers have access to all of the insurance products available through federal programs as well as private offerings such as hail and wind supplemental products. Additional proprietary coverage products will be introduced exclusively to FBN members. 

FBN Insurance will provide farmers advice and coverage that's custom-tailored to their weather patterns, marketing plans and risk tolerance. Through a network of highly experienced and local reps and a robust data set that will help drive better risk analysis, FBN is able to serve its members ahead of the next growing season. 

Farmers in Ark., Fla., Iowa, Ill., Ind., Kan., Mich., Minn., Mo., Miss., Mont., ND., Neb., Ohio, Okla., SD, Texas, have immediate access to talk with a local FBN insurance agent, with more states to come. Additional state-specific offerings are also available. 

FBN Insurance will offer farmers the following: 

  • Coverage with Confidence: FBN now offers the full suite of federally subsidized crop insurance products that are personalized, smart and simple. With more than 26 million acres of data, farmers don't have to follow the crowd anymore on coverage. With advice from experienced agents, combined with FBN-powered data, farmers now can find personalized and the right coverage for their farm. 
  • Free Risk Assessment: Farmers can now get a free risk assessment from FBN using anonymized and aggregated data (operational data, weather data, and more) to get a holistic risk management strategy personalized for each operation. Take a picture of your existing schedule of insurance, and FBN will do the rest. 
  • A Nationwide Reach with a Local Team: With nationwide reach, FBN has an experienced and localized agent team, backed by FBN data to help farmers make the best decisions for their operations unique risk profile. 
  • Insurance with Ease and Simplicity: Through FBN-exclusive technology, FBN will be able to help eliminate tedious, lengthy paperwork and outdated processes.