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.
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
The Sacramento County Farm Bureau sends 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. Members can place classified ad for free in either Hotwire e-newsletters.
SCFB monitors and acts on local, county, and regional issues impacting our agriculture producers, businesses, and rural residents.
CFBF legal and governmental affairs departments work 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.
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
SCFB conference room is available for free to SCFB members.
Farm Labor Safety Seminar.
FB University for compliance seminars and trainings.
Free Classified Ad in Hotwire E-Newsletters
Advertising and networking opportunities. See the 2023 Sponsor Package for a summary of events and the 2024 Media kit for advertising.
Farm and ranch employers use Farm Employers Labor Service to reduce their costs and take the headaches out of complying with complicated employment laws and 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.
Members receive a $100 discount on annual subscription to the FELS Newsletter; Newsletter subscribers receive a 20% discount on FELS products.
If you are in the market to finance or refinance, Farm Bureau Bank offers low-rate vehicle loans with no payments for up to 90 days. Inquire about the high-yielding Money Market and Certificate of Deposit accounts or apply online for a Farm Bureau Bank MasterCard® credit card and receive an instant decision online.
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.
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.
California Farm Bureau members receive the discounted rate of $45 per month for unlimited usage of employment services provided by AgJobs4U.com. Created by a farmer for the farmer, AgJobs4U.com connects agricultural jobs to farm workers.
As an AgJobs4U.com subscriber, you can SEARCH worker profiles in the job seeker database that has over 20,000 job seekers, POST unlimited help wanted ads for job seekers to contact you and finally HIRE your next dairy, farm, packinghouse or clerical worker for your ag operation. All options are available with your monthly subscription.
Employees of California Farm Bureau members seeking U.S. citizenship are invited to take advantage of a new member benefit. In partnership with the National Immigration Forum’s New American Workforce, employees nowhave exclusive access to citizenship services including:
Online application portal with detailed information and tips
Free legal assistance completing the N-400 citizenship application
Consultation to explore fee waiver eligibility and other options
Help desk access for navigating technology and services
Encourage your employees to learn more about the process and
begin their citizenship application today!
Get started here: bit.ly/CAFBCitizenship
Nationwide® is proud to be the official insurance provider of the California Farm Bureau, offering insurance and financial solutions including:
*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
As a Farm Bureau member, you now have access to RespondR, the most cutting-edge emergency response platform on the market today. You can SAVE 50% on membership prices with the special annual rate for Farm Bureau members. Our easy-to-use platform works on iPhone, Android, and wearables and is excellent for keeping the whole family safe. With a simple button press, your profile and exact GPS location will be forwarded to first responders readily equipped for any emergency. Additionally, up to five emergency contacts of your choosing can be notified with a non-emergency check-in button.
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).
Cal-Ore Life Flight/CALSTAR and REACH Air Medical Services --three of California's preeminent emergency air ambulance providers--are proud to be a part of the AirMedCare Network, which is an alliance among Air Evac Lifeteam, Guardian Flight, Med-Trans CCT 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, with over 320 Locations across 38 States. AirMedCare Network is pleased to offer group emergency membership coverage to California Farm Bureau members and their families for $79 per year.
Benefits of Joining the Emergency AirMedCare Network Membership Program:
No out-of-pocket expenses in connection with your flight and membership covers all household members
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
Benefits of Joining the Fly-U-Home Non Emergency Membership Program: AMCN Fly-U-Home members have access to a fleet of medically equipped, private aircraft standing by 24x7x365 to fly them back to a local hospital closer to home to recover, if they're ever hospitalized while traveling or if they find themselves in a medical facility more than 174 miles from their residence – all for less than 42 cents per day. This means recovering closer to home, at a local medical facility of their choosing and closer to family. Annual and multi year discounted rates are offered to all Oregon Farm Bureau Members starting at $140. Members can call Jennifer Hart, 530-510-2915 to discuss the benefits of our new non emergency membership program – "Fly-U-Home".
Industrial Equipment & SUPPLIES
California Farm Bureau members get deep discounts on critical equipment and supplies AND enjoy free standard ground shipping* when ordering items online, over the phone or at your local Grainger branch.
Eligible California Farm Bureau members* can save up to $2,750 on the purchase or lease of eligible Cat® compact track loaders, compact and small wheel loaders, skid steer loaders, small dozers, backhoe loaders, mini hydraulic excavators and telehandlers. Also, receive an additional $250 credit on select work tool attachments purchased with new Cat machines (Promotion excludes Buckets, Forks, Thumbs, and Coupler attachments).
California Farm Bureau members save $500 per unit on the purchase or lease of Case IH Maxxum® and Vestrum® tractors; self-propelled windrowers and large square balers. A $200 per unit incentive is available for Case IH Farmall® C series utility, U series utility, A series utility and 100A series tractors; Farmall® C series compact and Farmall® A series compact tractors; Farmall N series and Farmall V series tractors; Other hay tools, including round balers, small square balers, disc mower conditioners and sicklebar mower conditioners.
California Farm Bureau members receive an upgraded John Deere Rewards membership (Platinum 1) unlocking EXTRA DISCOUNTS on equipment, parts, and merchandise.
vehicles & Supplies
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.
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.
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
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.
Dungarees carries a massive inventory of premium men's and women's workwear brands, including one of the largest selections of Carhartt in the nation.
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)
Featured brands include Carhartt, CAT, Wolverine and YETI.
Visit dungarees.com to start shopping. Enter code CAFRB on the last page of checkout to receive your discount.
*Restrictions may apply. Discount applies to select items only.
travel & Entertainment
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®.
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.
California Farm Bureau members can save up to 35 percent off Avis base rates with PAY NOW* for max savings with an Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number. In addition, enjoy additional offers** like dollars off, a complimentary upgrade, or a free weekend day.
California Farm Bureau members can save up to 35 percent off Budget base rates with PAY NOW* for max savings with a Budget Customer Discount (BCD) number. In addition, enjoy additional offers** like dollars off, a complimentary upgrade, or a free weekend day.
Theme Park 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.
gas and propane
Sacramento County Farm Bureau has partnered with Ferrellgas since 2010 to bring our Agriculture and Rural Residential members a premier propane program, offering significant savings. Current Sacramento County Farm Bureau members* are eligible for discounted pricing on residential tank fill up, which is based on the the daily wholesale price of propane.
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
Farm Employers Labor Service
Future Ford of Sacramento
Jones Bros Pest Control INC