Member Benefits

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Your membership in Iowa Farmers Union includes fantastic statewide and national benefits:

  • Access to experienced policy representation in Des Moines and Washington, DC
  • Opportunities to meet with policy makers and participate in grassroots lobbying events, including the annual fall legislative fly-in to Washington, DC
  • Legislative updates and action alerts that keep you informed on a wide variety of topics related to state and federal farm, energy and rural policy
  • Youth and adult educational programs, including summer youth camps, All States Camp, the College Conference on Cooperatives, the Beginning Farmers Institute and the annual NFU Women’s Conference
  • A subscription to the quarterly IFU Grassroots Newsletter

In partnership with National Farmers Union, we are happy to also offer the following member benefits for you and your family:

FARM OWNERS INSURANCE

  • 9% discount on a farm owners’ insurance policy from Hastings Mutual Insurance Company.  To find a Hastings Mutual agent in your area, contact IFU Membership Coordinator Deborah Bunka, by email (dbunka@iowafarmersunion.org) or by phone at (515) 451-8492.

TRAVEL DISCOUNTS

  • Up to 25% off Avis car rentals.  Use your Farmers Union Avis Worldwide Discount number B291043 to receive the discount when booking by phone or on-line.
  • Up to 25% off Budget car rentals.  Use your Farmers Union Budget Customer Discount number R198143 to receive the discount when booking by phone or on-line.
  • 20% discount on any stay at more than 6,000 hotels in the Wyndham Hotel Group, including Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Hawthorn Suites, Microtel, Dream Hotels, Ramada Worldwide, Baymont Inn & Suites, DaysInn, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, Knights Inn, TRYP Hotels and Wingate Hotels. Use Farmers Union Corporate Code 1000009284 to receive the discount when booking by phone or on-line.

EQUIPMENT & SUPPLY DISCOUNTS

  • 10% discount from DripWorks, the nation’s leading supplier of drip irrigation equipment. Use the code NFU15 during checkout at www.dripworks.com to get the discount. Some restrictions apply. For discounts up to 25%, NFU members are invited to take advantage of DripWorks’ one-step signup process for wholesale pricing.
  • 10% discount at The Working Person’s Store. The Working Person’s Store carries a full lineup of work wear, footwear, outerwear, from many brands including; Carhartt, CAT, Champion, Dickie’s, John Deere, Harley Davidson and many more. Use the code Farmers Union during checkout.
  • 10% off at Sow True Seeds. The seeds come from a network of skilled regional growers and independently-owned North American seed producers. Their seeds are open pollinated, with many heirloom and organic seed varieties to choose from. Use the code NFUMEMBERSTS during checkout at www.sowtrueseed.com!

SOFTWARE & OFFICE DISCOUNTS

  • Up to 80% savings on office and school supplies from Office Depot/OfficeMax, with free next-day delivery on orders over $50. You can start using the discount on-line or print your discount card at www.officediscounts.org/nfu.html.
  • 10% off email marketing from Constant Contact.  Visit natlfarmersunion.constantcontact.com for details.
  • Small Farm Central provides technology services to business-minded farmers. Services include farm website builder, a CSA member management tool, and text-message marketing for farmers market sales. Small Farm Central is offering 10% off all services to NFU members. Visit Small Farm Central and tell them you’re a member!
  • CSAware provides customer management software solutions for CSA’s with a minimum of $5,000 in sales per month. CSAware is offering members a 25% discount on their first year’s service. Visit CSAware and tell them you’re a member!

INSURANCE BENEFITS

  • A $1,000 accidental death & dismemberment insurance policy for you and your spouse, including $500 of coverage for each dependent child in your family. Coverage is free to you and automatic when you join or renew as a member.
  • EA+ Emergency Medical Transportation Services Program offers our members a discount on either single or family plans covering a suite of emergency services when you are at home or traveling. Learn more and sign up for your plan on the EA+ website.

HEALTH & LIFE INSURANCE

  • Learn more about exclusive health and life insurance plans from MetLife and Noridian Insurance Services, Inc. available for Farmers Union members at their website.

 

Questions about benefits? Contact IFU Membership Coordinator Debbie Bunka dbunka@iowafarmersunion.org, (515) 451-8492.

Iowa Farmers Union
PO Box 1883 Ames, IA 50010-1883
info@iowafarmersunion.org