National Farmers

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National Farmers

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Who We Are

Across the country, National Farmers combines milk, beef and grain production from farms like yours. Then, our marketing professionals go to to work for you—negotiating with major ag industry buyers to improve your bottom line.

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Today’s National Farmers members represent a cross-section of both conventional and organic production – grain growers, cattle and hog producers and dairymen and women. Become a part of National Farmers, and start enjoying the financial rewards.

When You think Profit

Think National Farmers

National Farmers defines itself by its sophisticated commodity marketing and ag risk management programs and services. Through National Farmers MaximumMarketing, producers market their commodities in pooled groups, and their bank accounts benefit. Our negotiators assure transactions with major buyers include terms favorable to farmers and ranchers.

Our ag risk management programs include forward contracting, hedging, and the array of futures and options offerings, administered by our discerning ag risk professionals. All to put profit in American farm enterprises.

Today’s National Farmers members represent a cross-section of both conventional and organic production – grain growers, cattle and hog producers and dairymen and women. Become a part of National Farmers, and start enjoying the financial rewards right away.

Our Services


We have been providing sound, affordable Business Insurance solutions for commercial farmers and agri-businesses for over 30 years. We offer the following products and coverages.


Farmers need health insurance, and they need to be covered by a company that understands agriculture. Coverage and programs created with your line of work in mind. And we give you customer support all day, every day.

Market Texts

We know commodity market information and ag news matter to you 24/7. It’s another way we help shippers do the business of farming.

Crop Insurance

Weather risk and price risk are two unwelcome terms for grain growers, but reality dictates that you maintain crop insurance coverage and protect your farm, and your future.

Current News and events

Family Dairy Farmers Deserve Price Relief

Read about the Dairy Farm Structure Management Program by clicking the link below:

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Become a Member

Join National Farmers

For more than 60 years, National Farmers members have worked as partners to advance the interests of America’s farmers and ranchers. We’re here for independent agricultural producers and for rural America. With your membership, our professionals will glean advantages from the marketplace for you, too. And we’re a not-for-profit organization, an assurance that National Farmers is really about your profit.

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Upcoming Events

At National Farmers, we value our members and we value your input. In fact, we’re established in a way that means we need it. Where do we get this informative farmer input? At state conventions and national convention each year.

We also host other events from time to time, educational workshops and gatherings of ag producers or staff in certain areas. Our program, FarmStarts, provides training for beginning farmers who have been in the business for less than 10 years.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events!

National Farmers National Convention

Join us in Bloomington, MN
February 10-12

National Farmers State Conventions

Attend Your State Convention!


Our program, FarmStarts, provides training for beginning farmers.  Join us for an upcoming One-Day workshop!

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Join our community on Facebook and stay current on events, market trends, tips & tricks, reports, and so much more!

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Our Top Priorities

National Farmers is an agricultural marketing organization for the nation’s farmers and ranchers. Specializing in conventional and organic dairy, grains and livestock production, member producers take advantage of our group marketing and risk management services to maximize their profits.


Market to the Max with us!

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Become a part of National Farmers, and start enjoying the financial rewards.

Always Family Farms

A group of people devoted to sharing the stories of family farmers who produce milk for the dairy products you enjoy.

NF Magazine

Read the latest publications from National Farmers Magazine.

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Cattle, Grain and Milk Producers

Whether you produce conventional grains, milk or beef, it’s getting tougher to make real profits today. That’s why we offer AgProfit Strategies Workshops in 15 states across the heart of farm country.

These farm workshops are put by National Farmers Organization—a group of farmers who market conventional and organic production. Completely free, these day-long meetings provide good information to seasoned and beginning farmers alike—real tools you can go home with to help you in your current operation, or the one you hope to start someday. 

Filled with advanced information about marketing, risk management, budgeting, and operational structure—you’ll be mighty glad you made the decision to attend one in your area. 

And, if you have been farming ten years or less, you can receive a $200 payment to help cover the costs from being away from your farm or job.  

Topics may differ, depending on the meeting location.

Register for an AgProfit Strategies Workshop

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2020 Marketing Vision Convention Coverage

2020 Marketing Vision Convention Coverage

National Farmers President Paul Olson was re-elected as the organization’s leader for a four-year term Feb. 12, at the 20/20 Marketing Vision Convention in Bloomington, Minnesota. Bruce Shultz, Raynesford, Montana, was elected vice president.

Members Pass Policy for New Year

Members Pass Policy for New Year

At National Farmers 2020 convention in Bloomington, Minnesota Feb. 11, members passed policy recommendations on a wide range of farm topics.
Members supported re-enactment of a farmer-owned grain reserve program. The plan calls for the reserve to be isolated from the market and would only…

President’s Dessert Reception Honors Standouts

President’s Dessert Reception Honors Standouts

At the President’s Dessert Reception Feb. 11 at convention 2020, President Paul Olson presented three President’s Awards.
The first honored a multi-generational National Farmers family from Lancaster, Wisconsin. Ray and Sheri Ihm became members in 1967, but Ray was…

Make Convention Hotel Reservations Before Jan. 18

Make Convention Hotel Reservations Before Jan. 18

Your National Farmers 20/20 Marketing Vision Convention is right around the corner, February 10-12. That means it’s time to make your hotel reservation, due before January 18. After that date, rates could go up.
The big event takes place in Minneapolis-Bloomington at the…

Dairy Discussion Featured in Bloomington

Dairy Discussion Featured in Bloomington

By Brad Rach
This year’s Dairy Division presentation at national convention in February will be especially important.
Many of our members have their financial backs to the wall. Milk markets have been awful.

Trade Agreements, Price Reporting News

Trade Agreements, Price Reporting News

By Pat Lampert
There’s a lot happening in the news that has the ability to positively impact markets for cattle producers.
The Phase I trade deal with China calls for the removal of tariffs on Chinese goods in stages, and…

What Our Clients Are Saying

“This farm has been National Farmers affiliated for a long time back, and we’ve trended down the road with it.”

Duane Hopf

Mill Creek Farms, Indiana

“The easy decision was choosing to use National Farmers risk management programs. For four years now, Schultz has been taking advantage of options, forward contracts and other marketing tools to sell his feeder cattle.”

Brian Schultz

MaximumMarketing producter

“I want to price my product. National Farmers negotiators have options. They can bargain. You don’t need to take what companies offer.”

Ron Hourscht

MaximumMarketing producer

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Ames, IA 50010

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