HASTINGS, MI--(Marketwire - Oct 11, 2012) - Hastings Mutual Insurance Company, an award-winning, regional Property/Casualty insurance carrier serving the Midwest since 1885, is pleased to announce a new marketing partnership with National Farmers Union. Through this new partnership, Hastings Mutual will serve as an endorsed insurance carrier of Farmers Union and will offer a premium discount on its farmowners insurance policies to Farmers Union members in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin.
"We are thrilled to partner with National Farmers Union and the individual state organizations in our territory to offer increased benefits for our mutual members," said Dan Hill, vice president of Marketing at Hastings Mutual. "This partnership will also create a unique marketing opportunity for our independent insurance agents to service new farm insurance accounts."
In addition to offering insurance expertise and a farm policy discount, the partnership between Hastings Mutual and Farmers Union will support rural communities through farm safety training courses and materials, membership networking and educational events, community co-ops, and additional farm industry resources for mutual members of the partner organizations.
"Hastings Mutual is an outstanding insurance company that can offer top farm insurance products to our members, in addition to other great coverages including home, auto, and commercial insurance," said Roger Johnson, president of National Farmers Union. "We look forward to the added resources and benefits available to our members through this strong partnership."
This partnership also seeks to increase growth for Farmers Union's association memberships in the Midwest as well as continue to expand Hastings Mutual Insurance Company's presence in the region's farm insurance market.
About Hastings Mutual Insurance Company
Hastings Mutual Insurance Company is an award-winning, A.M. Best A+ rated, regional Property/Casualty insurance company. Hastings Mutual operates in the six Midwestern states of Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The company, based in Hastings, Michigan, was founded in 1885. Hastings Mutual writes farm, commercial, and personal lines business through a network of independent insurance agents. For more information about Hastings Mutual, or to find an agent, visit the company website at www.hastingsmutual.com or find them on Facebook and Twitter.
About National Farmers Union
National Farmers Union has been working since 1902 to protect and enhance the economic well-being and quality of life for family farmers, ranchers, and rural communities through advocating grassroots-driven policy positions adopted by its membership. For more information, visit the association website at www.nfu.org.