GROUP PROPERTY INSURANCE PLAN
League’s Group Property Insurance Program, is one of
the more tangible benefits of League membership, as
members realize an immediate cost-savings simply
because they are a member of the California Grape &
Tree Fruit League. Participants should expect
considerable cost savings and enhanced coverages
when compared with existing insurance policies, in
some cases offsetting the cost of annual League
The program is marketed by Buckman-Mitchell, Inc.,
Visalia, who has more than 90 years in the business.
Buckman-Mitchell created a Group Property Insurance
program for League members in 1993, as a way to
combine purchasing power of League members.
For 2010, 20 League shipper members are
participating in the general policy program,
representing nearly $300 million in insured values.
The program is exclusively available to League
shipper members and includes a specifically designed
manuscript policy form.
The underwriter of the program, Farmland
Insurance/Nationwide Agribusiness, is an A+15 rated
agribusiness insurance specialist. The group program
allows greater ability to stabilize insurance
premiums over the long-term, and is designed to
eliminate fluctuations in market condition.
Purchasing power extends to general liability,
automobile, umbrella, and other coverages.
In addition to cost-savings, group participants are
eligible to receive dividends based on overall group
performance results. The dividends are declared
annually but based on three years of results.
Dividend incentives are a rare find with today’s
To obtain more information or
a quote please contact Brent Swanson at 800.828.3795.
California Grape & Tree Fruit League
978 W. Alluvial, Suite 107, Fresno, CA 93711 | Phone 559.226.6330 Fax 559.222.8326
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