Company News

2021 Annual Policyholder Meeting Cancelled due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Please note that we have unfortunately cancelled our annual meting that was scheduled for March 30, 2021.  Due to the Minnesota State restrictions for meetings, we must cancel our meeting.  If you would like a copy of the policyholder financial statement, please contact our office and one can be sent to you.  We are sorry for this inconvenience....
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Merger – Effective January 1, 2020

It's official!! The policyholder approved merger was approved by the Minnesota Department of Commerce for a January 1, 2020 effective date.  The merger of Kelso and Shelby Farmers Mutual of Amboy and South Central Mutual of Blue Earth is now a combination of seven original township mutuals that were formed in the 1800's.  These original seven companies are:
  • Foster Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
  • Barber Farmer Mutual Insurance Company
  • Blue Earth Mutual Insurance Company
  • Kelso Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
  • Shelby Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
  • DesMoines German Mutual Fire & Lightning Insurance Company of Jackson & Martin Counties
  • Jackson County Mutual Fire & Lightning Insurance Company
These successful mergers have occurred over the years to create stronger and more flexible companies that adapt to the ever changing world of farming and the...
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