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Jan 22, 2015, 18:24 ET
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Farmer Boys Expands in Los Angeles County

Farmer Boys restaurants announced today it will celebrate the official ribbon cutting for its 80th restaurant on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 2:30...

Jan 20, 2015, 16:45 ET

Farmer Mac Accepted as a Counterparty to Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Reverse Repurchase Facility

 The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac, NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) announced today that the company has been accepted as a...

Jan 19, 2015, 09:00 ET
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USFRA To Bring Animal Care To Center Stage During The Food Dialogues At The Dairy Forum On January 28

 The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® (USFRA®) will assemble a range of voices to discuss animal care and animal care standards...

Jan 15, 2015, 13:17 ET
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Farmers Insurance, One Of Colorado's Top Insurers, Enters Rideshare Insurance Market With Introduction Of New Option For Colorado Drivers

Farmers Insurance, one of the largest multiline insurers in Colorado and the nation, announced the introduction of the company's first Rideshare...

Jan 13, 2015, 16:05 ET

Farmer Mac Selects Bank of the West Executive Curt Covington to Head Agricultural Finance Group

 The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac, NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) announced today that Curt Covington will join the company as...

Jan 08, 2015, 13:58 ET
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Get Fit and Lean In 2015 at Your Local Fresh Thyme Farmers Market

 Fresh Thyme Farmers Markets across the Midwest will be hosting health and wellness fairs to help customers achieve their health goals for...

Jan 08, 2015, 11:56 ET
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Farmers Insurance Files Major Fraud Lawsuit Against Multiple New York No-Fault Medical Providers

 Farmers Insurance Exchange and its affiliates (collectively "Farmers") have filed a lawsuit in the state Supreme Court of New York against...

Jan 08, 2015, 11:15 ET
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First St. Louis Area Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Hosts Grand Opening Celebration in Fairview Heights, Ill. Jan 14

 Fresh Thyme Farmers Market's first St. Louis-area store will be celebrating its grand opening in Fairview Heights at 6569 North Illinois...

Dec 29, 2014, 12:45 ET
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U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance® Launches HOW-TO Video Series about Farming and Ranching

 1,200 cows milked. 50,000 eggs gathered.  7,000 pigs taken care of. One day's work for America's farmers! People can now learn how...

Dec 19, 2014, 12:15 ET

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. Declares 4th Quarter Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: FMAO) the holding company of The Farmers &...

Dec 18, 2014, 12:07 ET

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company Of Iowa To Acquire John Deere Crop Insurance

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa (FMH) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire John Deere Insurance Company...

Dec 17, 2014, 15:38 ET
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First Farmers Financial Corp. Declares Dividend

 First Farmers Financial Corp. (OTCQB: FFMR), the parent company of First Farmers Bank & Trust Co., announced that on December 16, 2014 the...

Dec 17, 2014, 12:42 ET
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Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Sets Opening for Fairview Heights, First St. Louis Area Location

 Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is opening its first St. Louis area store Wednesday, January 14, 2015. The store is located in Fairview Heights at...

Dec 16, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Farmers Insurance Exchange and Affiliates File Lawsuit Seeking More Than $5 Million Against Multiple Defendants For Alleged Fraudulent Billing, Manipulation of Workers' Compensation System

Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange, Truck Insurance Exchange, Civic Property & Casualty Company, Mid-Century Insurance...

Dec 12, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Farmers Insurance Claims Team Rallies in Response to the Pineapple Express

 The stream of tropical moisture referred to as the Pineapple Express continues to cause damage in Northern California, Oregon and Southwest...

Dec 12, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Farmers Insurance Set to Enter Connecticut January 1, 2015

 Farmers Insurance, one of the nation's largest multiline insurers, is set to begin providing insurance and financial services to Connecticut...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:50 ET

FNA and AgraCity expand into United States

SASKATOON, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Farmers of North America (FNA) and AgraCity today announced a major strategic expansion for both...

Dec 10, 2014, 18:42 ET
Celebrating its 80th anniversary, The Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles gathered together nearly all of the 100  shopkeepers, employees, management and facilities staff in front of The Market's iconic Clock Tower today for this historic photo.   This first ever "All Farmers Market" picture includes many multi-generation family owned and operated businesses and multiple generations of the Gilmore family, who have owned and operated The Market since it opened.  The Original Farmers Market at 3rd & Fairfax has been Los Angeles' favorite gathering spot for locals and tourists since 1934. Photo: Courtesy of the A.F. Gilmore Company, www.farmersmarketla.com.

The Original Farmers Market In LA Celebrates 80th Anniversary In Historic Photo

Nearly 100 of the shopkeepers, employees, management and facilities staff of the beloved Original Farmers Market gathered beneath their iconic...

Dec 10, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Farmers Insurance Names Winners Of The Thank A Million Teachers Dream Big Teacher Challenge, Awarding Five Educators With $100,000 Grants Each

Farmers Insurance announced today the five winners of the Thank A Million Teachers Dream Big Teacher Challenge, rewarding each of these educators...

Dec 08, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Farmers Insurance Celebrates A "World Of Possibility" With Actor Jack Black And His Teacher Debbie Devine Atop The Insurer's 2015 Rose Parade® Float

 Farmers Insurance announced today that actor Jack Black will join the insurer's annual float entry into the iconic Rose Parade on January 1,...