publications

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bulletin

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The SCFB Bulletin is our local bi-monthly print newspaper that goes out to all of our members. The Bulletin discusses events in our community and issues that affect our members. To advertise in the Bulletin, see our 2023 Media Kit.

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Ag Alert gives producers the edge with news, research and marketing trends covering California agriculture. The weekly publication is available in both print and electronically only to Farm Bureau Agricultural and electronically to Collegiate members.

 

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. Agricultural members can get a discounted subscription.  www.californiabountiful.com

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Hotwire E-newsletter

The Sacramento County Farm Bureau send out a bi-monthly e-newsletter to Agricultural members and a monthly e-newsletter to Associate members with current updates and information relevant to your membership type.   

 

Government/Policy 

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SCFB monitors and acts on local, county, and regional issues impacting our agriculture producers, businesses, and rural residents.

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CFBF legal and governmental affairs departments. Working to monitor and act on proposed legislation and government actions at the state and federal levels.  Agricultural Members will receive the weekly state governmental affairs "Working for You" emails and the bi-weekly federal policy emails.

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​FarmTeam is your opportunity to make your voice heard in Sacramento and Washington D.C.

It’s easy. Just sign up below receive emails and text messages alerting you to critical legislation that will impact California agriculture. The alerts allow you to send messages directly to your elected representatives with a few clicks on your phone or computer.

FarmTeam has been instrumental in helping to pass legislation favorable to farmers and ranchers, and stopping unfavorable bills. By letting your representatives know how important an issue is, you have a direct voice in the process.

Join FarmTeam today 

 
 
 

business services

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SCFB conference room is available for free to SCFB members. 

Farm Labor Safety Seminar. 

FB University for compliance seminars and trainings. 

Advertising and networking opportunities.  See the 2023 Sponsor Package for summary of events and the 2023 Media kit for advertising.

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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 employment requirements with a Summary of Employment Requirements for California Ag Employers, HR Compliance Manual and Laminated Official Notices posters.  All are designed to make sure you are in compliance every day.  FELS® offers our members a $100 discount on enrollment. FELS can assist with safety seminars, consulting services, bilingual labor relations and more. 

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Farm Bureau Bank offers low-rate vehicle loans with no payments for up to 90 days.  Inquire about high-yielding Money Market and Certificate of Deposit accounts or apply online for a Farm Bureau Bank MasterCard credit card.

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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. 

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Farm Bureau members in California now have access to a 50 percent discount on California Grown branding and licensing for their agricultural commodities.  Some limitations may apply.  The purpose of the California Grown brand is to increase awareness and consumption of California agricultural products among California consumers. 

 

insurance

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Nationwide® is proud to be the official insurance provider of the California Farm Bureau, offering insurance and financial solutions including:

  • Farm/ Ranch*

  • Automobile *

  • Home

  • Pet *

  • Powersports

  • Life

  • Workers’ Compensation*

*Discounts may apply.  Farm/Ranch Policy Discount only for Agricultural members.

 

Land As Your Legacy®

Whether your farm or ranch has been around for generations or you’re first-generation, Nationwide® offers a no-cost program providing succession planning solutions so your family’s agribusiness will remain a legacy for generations to come.

 

To learn more visit Nationwide.com/cfbf.

 

Multiple Employer Program (MEP)

Nationwide® created a MEP sponsored by CFBF available only to employers that are agricultural members, even those that already have a retirement plan. The MEP provides a cost-efficient method to comply with the new CalSavers law applicable to employers with 5+ employees.  

 

Nationwide, the Nationwide N and Eagle, Nationwide is on Your Side and Land As Your Legacy are service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company and/or its affiliates.  © 2018-2021 Nationwide

 

health services

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Earn discounts of up to 75% off on brand name and generic prescription medications.  This program is honored by more than 4,500 local, regional, and national pharmacies in California and more than 57,000 regional and national pharmacies.

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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.

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. 

 

Industrial Equipment & SUPPLIES

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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. 

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Farm Bureau members* can save up to $5,000 on the purchase or lease of eligible Cat® wheel loaders, small and medium dozers, backhoe loaders, compact track loaders, skid steer loaders, telehandlers, mini hydraulic excavators and excavators. Also, receive an additional $250 credit on select work tool attachments purchased with new Cat machines (Promotion excludes Buckets, Forks, Thumbs, and Coupler attachments). These discounts can be combined with any current retail discount, promotion, rebates or offers available through Caterpillar or its dealers, with the exception of the Cat NCBA membership incentive.

 

*Must be a valid member of a participating state Farm Bureau for at least 30 days to be eligible for discount. Members must present a discount certificate at time of purchase or lease quote to receive the discount. No limit on discount certificates available to members, but one certificate must be presented for each machine purchase or lease

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Farm Bureau members in California are eligible for a discount of $200 to $500 on Case IH agricultural equipment, depending on the tractor or implement acquired.

 

Farm Bureau members must print out an authorization certificate and present it to the Case IH dealer in advance of product delivery. 

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 Farm Bureau members receive an upgraded John Deere Rewards membership (Platinum 1) – which unlocks extra discounts on equipment, parts, and merchandise.​

 

vehicles & Supplies

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Farm Bureau $500 Bonus Cash is exclusively for active Farm Bureau members who are residents of the United States.  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 an authorized Ford Dealer’s stock by end of calendar year. 

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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

Jiffy Lube service centers offer services beyond the oil change with locations across California. Through a partnership with Jiffy Lube Fleet Care, Farm Bureau members can get their vehicles serviced for less! Take your vehicle to any one of the convenient locations and receive a 10 percent discount off all products and services except tires and batteries.

  • No Appointment Necessary

  • Convenient hours and open on weekends

  • Available services include: Oil change, lights, tire rotation and more

  • Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil Change usually takes less than 25 minutes from start to finish

  • FREE fluid top offs between oil changes after your first oil change visit

 

Home & Apparel

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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. 

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Dungarees carries a massive inventory of premium men’s and women’s work wear brands, including one of the largest selections of Carhartt in the nation.  Featured brands include Carhartt, CAT, Wolverine and YETI.

As a California Farm Bureau member, you receive:
– 10% discount on orders under $200
– 15% discount on orders over $200
– 20% discount on orders over $500
– Free shipping on all orders over $55 (contiguous U.S. only)

 

travel & Entertainment

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Farm Bureau members save 20 percent off published rates at almost 6,300 Choice Hotels world wide! Save at Comfort Inn®, Comfort Suites®, Quality Inn®, Sleep Inn®, Clarion®, Cambria Suites®, MainStay Suites®, Suburban Extended Stay®, Econo Lodge®,  Rodeway Inn® and Ascend Collection®.

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Farm Bureau members receive an additional 20 percent off the Best Available Rate at participating locations every time they travel: Baymont Inns & Suites®, Days Inn®, Knights Inn®, Hawthorn Suites®, Howard Johnson®, Microtel Inns and Suites®, Ramada Worldwide®, Super 8®, Travelodge®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®. 

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Avis Car Rental operates one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,450 locations in more than 165 countries. Farm Bureau members always receive up to 25 percent off Avis base rates*. In addition, enjoy additional offers** like dollars off, a complimentary upgrade, or a free weekend day. 


*Discount rates may vary between 5 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.

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Budget Car Rental operates approximately 3,350 locations in more than 120 countries. Farm Bureau members always save up to 25 percent off Budget base rates*. Plus, get other great offers** like dollars off, a free upgrade, or a free weekend day. 

*Discount rates may vary between 5 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. 

Stretch your entertainment dollars at major amusement parks and attractions with a variety of discounts.

  • Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

    • Purchase your tickets online to receive $8.00 off on Good-Any-Day tickets. Available February-October.​

  • Great Wolf Lodge

    • Farm Bureau members save up to 30% on your next stay at any Great Wolf Lodge location Nationwide. You’re going to love winding down waterslides, dining in themed restaurants and building family traditions. All lodges include a colossal, 84-degree indoor waterpark, daily activities, spacious family suites and much more. So clear your calendar and head to your nearest Great Wolf Lodge. Discount valid at any of the 19 Great Wolf Lodges throughout the U.S. and Canada. To take advantage of this offer, simply provide your unique offer code when booking.

Theme Park Discounts

 

gas and propane

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SCFB Exclusive Member Benefit for all SCFB membership levels except Friend of Farmer Associate and Colligate. Current members are eligible for a discounted pricing, which is 45 cents above cost. Additionally members receive tank rental discounts, with a flat rate of $60 or $90 (based on tank size). To become a Ferrellgas member, call (916) 685-4611.

 

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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

  • $100 referral bonus for new customers

  • Online bill pay options

  • Order deliveries online

Local Business Offering Discounts

Several of our local businesses offer discounts to Farm Bureau members. Ask when you shop and present your current FB membership card. Our Business Directory notes if known discounts are offered. 

The following business members offer special discounts to SCFB members:

  • Farm & Auto Supply NAPA Auto Galt

  • Ferrellgas

  • Farm Employers Labor Service

  • AirMedCare Network

  • Future Ford of Sacramento