Types of Memberships
Individuals or businesses in the farming industry join as Agricultural members and receive the monthly Fresno County Agriculture Today newspaper. The Agriculture Today publication keeps our members informed on local events and reports on local and state issues concerning farming and ranching in the county. Agricultural members also receive the weekly Ag Alert, California's number one agricultural trade journal. Agricultural members are eligible for special discounts on insurance through our insurance partners, Allied Insurance and State Fund.
Associate members are those not involved in agriculture but who are interested in supporting the preservation of agriculture. Associate members receive the monthly Fresno County Agriculture Today newspaper. The Agriculture Today publication keeps our members informed on local events and reports on local and state issues concerning farming and ranching in the county. An Associate member also receives California Country, filled with useful information and background on food production, home gardening and other subjects. Associate members are eligible for special discounts on insurance.
Collegiate membership is now available for students, ages 16 to 25, enrolled in a post-high school education program such as a community college, four-year university or trade school. Collegiate members receive access to an online version of Ag Alert, as well as access to scholarship information, internship opportunities and agricultural career information. Collegiate membership also includes a discount to register and attend the CFBF Annual Meeting and the annual Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Leadership Conference.
Business Support Membership
Business Support members are businesses (agriculturally related and non-agriculturally related) who support the protection and promotion of viable agriculture production in Fresno County and California. Business Support members receive the same benefits as Agricultural and Associate members. They receive the Agriculture Today newspaper and will receive either the Ag Alert or the California County magazine. All Business Support members are listed in the Business Support section of our newspaper and website.
Friends of the Family Farm
To ensure the viability and strength of Farm Bureau and Fresno County farmers and ranchers well into the future, FCFB offers the Friends of the Family Farm sponsorship. This program allows individuals to express a greater commitment to the goals of Farm Bureau. Learn more about the program here.