Where are Farm Bureau agents located?

 Farm Bureau Financial Services offers property-casualty insurance, life insurance and annuities to client/members in eight Western and Midwestern states:

  • Arizona
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Minnesota
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • South Dakota
  • Utah


Through our affiliation with Farm Bureau insurance companies in seven other states, affiliated agents market Farm Bureau Life Insurance and Greenfields Life Insurance products. More than 4,000 field associates and 1,900 fully dedicated employees serve the needs of our clients today.


 What kind of marketing support/tools are available to agents?

We offer marketing support to agents in a number of ways:

  • You’ll have your own web presence as part of the Farm Bureau Financial Services website. That means the website will be up-and-running almost immediately, and you can cross website maintenance off your to-do list for as long as your with Farm Bureau.
  • Farm Bureau offers platforms you can go to for all your marketing needs. Whether you’re looking for prospecting postcards, product brochures or social posts, you can find prepared and approved content waiting for you to use.
  • To help alleviate some of the costs of marketing your business, we offer co-op advertising programs that help cover a percentage of expenses spent advertising.

At Farm Bureau, you’re backed by a team of supportive marketing professionals focused on giving you the tools and the time you need to run your business.

 What kind of training is involved and what is the cost?

We believe knowledge is the foundation of a successful career in the insurance and financial services industry. Training and education starts day one with a practical, hands-on approach to learning that includes a blend of classroom sessions, online training and mentoring opportunities. You'll learn how to sell and to set yourself apart through our comprehensive training program.

Because we understand how critical training is, we don’t charge for classroom sessions. Some travel costs are covered, while others will be your responsibility. High-achieving agents can even have their travel costs covered. Your district manager can share a full breakdown of the training calendar for your first approximately 15 months.

Other future educational opportunities may involve a small investment for knowledge that will help you grow your business.

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 Are there costs involved in becoming an agent with Farm Bureau Financial Services?
 Unlike many other small business opportunities, there are no franchise fees or long-term financial commitments required when becoming an agent with us. Upfront costs such as state licensing exams and office set-up are minimal compared to other business opportunities. Ongoing expenses are controlled by you and include errors and omission insurance, office rent and staff compensation.
 What is residual income?
Residual income is the commission paid every time an existing client makes a premium payment.
 Will I receive benefits?

Farm Bureau agents are small business owners, so we offer non-traditional support to help our agents protect and plan for their future. We offer a Commission Growth Fund and match to help you save for the future,1 as well as guidance on health insurance options so you can be sure that you and your family are cared for.

Through The Agents Association, Farm Bureau agents have the opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefits, including:

  • Medical insurance
  • Virtual primary care
  • Telehealth care
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Accident insurance
  • Life/Accidental death
  • Long term care
  • Short term disability
  • Long term disability
  • Critical illness/Cancer
  • ID theft protection

1 Based on years under contract and performance. See Commission Growth Fund flyer for more program details.

 How do I earn a spot on a trip?
 We are proud to offer incentive travel to hard-working, successful agents. Unlike other companies, we don’t cap our trips to a certain percentage of agents. That means the production requirements are clearly laid out each year so you know exactly what you need to do to earn a spot on the next Farm Bureau adventure.
 What is a Farm Bureau membership?
 Because of our rural heritage, Farm Bureau Financial Services has a long-standing relationship with local Farm Bureau organizations. For more than 80 years, members of the local Farm Bureau organizations have often been long-term, loyal clients. Client/members who purchase property-casualty products pay a Farm Bureau membership fee that makes them eligible for a number of money-saving benefits. Visit your local Farm Bureau Federation website for benefit details. The American Farm Bureau Federation is a not-for-profit, grassroots advocacy organization.