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Winter is coming: make sure your home is prepared

Winter is coming: make sure your home is prepared
As winter approaches, be prepared by readying your home for potential inclement weather.



Virginia drivers entering peak season for deer collisions

Virginia drivers entering peak season for deer collisions
Fall ushers in a sharp rise in insurance claims related to vehicle collisions with animals, especially deer.



Independence Day ranks highest for average daily crash deaths

Independence Day ranks highest for average daily crash deaths
On average, more people in the U.S. die in motor vehicle crashes on Independence Day than any other day of the year, according to an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety analysis of the five most recent years of available fatal crash data. 



Get youself—and your home—prepared for summer storms

Get youself—and your home—prepared for summer storms
Hurricanes often make more headlines during the summer and fall, but the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety cautions homeowners to not underestimate the destructive and deadly force of thunderstorms.



Dairy farmers invited to take online survey on risk management tools

Dairy farmers invited to take online survey on risk management tools
In an effort to support ongoing market research efforts, American Farm Bureau Insurance Services is hosting a new online survey for dairy farmers at farmbureausellscropinsurance.com/dairy-risk-survey.



It’s time for Virginia homeowners to think about fall home maintenance

It’s time for Virginia homeowners to think about fall home maintenance
In our lovely state, winter can bring a variety of weather. From a warm windy fall, into the sudden temperature drops of the new year, there's only one thing you can be sure of; That cycle of thawing and freezing can wreak havoc on your home! By maintaining your home, you can help prevent costly damage. Use our Fall Maintenance Checklist to get ready for winter this year!



Got a teen driver? Smart Start Program can help save money

Got a teen driver? Smart Start Program can help save money

Help your teenage driver get off to a road-smart start—and save money, too—by enrolling in Virginia Farm Bureau’s Smart Start Program.




Dairy producers asked to participate in Farm Bureau survey

Dairy producers asked to participate in Farm Bureau survey
The American Farm Bureau Federation and American Farm Bureau Insurance Services have been collaborating to develop a new dairy insurance product and are hosting an online survey to support market research efforts.



Careful driving around large trucks means everyone arrives safely

Careful driving around large trucks means everyone arrives safely
U.S. truck drivers travel more than 430 billion miles each year. Large trucks’ size and handling characteristics require careful driving, not only by operators but also by motorists around them.



Got a teen driver? Smart Start Program available online

Got a teen driver? Smart Start Program available online
Help your teenage driver get off to a road-smart start—and save money, too—by enrolling in Virginia Farm Bureau’s Smart Start Program.



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