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Nov 20, 2015, 15:01 ET

Farmer Brothers Business Development Director Receives IFMA's Prestigious William J. Tobin Award

Farmer Brothers' Director of Business Development, Kathleen Schartner, was honored with the William J. Tobin Award at the 53rd Annual International...

Nov 17, 2015, 16:00 ET
Thank America's Teachers

Total of $150,000 in Educational Grants Awarded to 60 Teachers Across America to Drive Positive Change in Nation's Classrooms

Farmers Insurance®, one of the nation's largest multiline insurer groups, announced the third round of 60 winning teachers of its Thank...

Nov 13, 2015, 14:05 ET
Farmers Insurance Suits for Soldiers Initiative

Drive to Help Vets Dress for Success Launched by Farmers Insurance

 Today, Farmers Insurance®, in collaboration with the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP) and several other military...

Nov 10, 2015, 12:00 ET
Farmers Insurance & Pets Best Reveal Top 5 Hybrid Dog Breeds

Farmers Insurance® & Pets Best Reveal Top 5 Hybrid Dog Breeds

 Farmers Insurance®, one of the nation's largest multiline insurer groups, and Pets Best Insurance Services, LLC (Pets Best), a leading...

Nov 10, 2015, 11:33 ET
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First Farmers Bank & Trust to Acquire Citizens Exchange Bank

First Farmers Financial Corporation, holding company of First Farmers Bank & Trust ("First Farmers"), and Century Bank Corp., holding company...

Nov 09, 2015, 08:00 ET
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Farmer Mac Reports Third Quarter Financial Results

 The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced its results for the quarter ended September...

Nov 04, 2015, 16:55 ET
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Farmer Mac Declares Quarterly Dividends on Common and Preferred Stock

The board of directors of the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) has declared a fourth quarter dividend of $0.16 per share for...

Nov 03, 2015, 07:00 ET

Farmers Edge USA Joins Field to Market

Pledges to Help Drive Continuous Improvement in Sustainability of U.S. Agriculture SHAKOPEE, MN and WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -...

Nov 03, 2015, 05:00 ET
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Farmers Insurance Integrates Skills of America's Veterans Into Robust Disaster Response Efforts

 Farmers Insurance®, one of the nation's largest multiline insurance groups, and Team Rubicon, an El Segundo-based, international...

Nov 02, 2015, 18:26 ET
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Fresh Thyme Announces Giveaways and Special Events for Town & Country, O'Fallon Grand Openings Nov. 4

The time has arrived for Fresh Thyme in Town & Country and O'Fallon with grand opening celebrations on November 4 beginning with ribbon-cutting...

Nov 02, 2015, 16:30 ET
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Farmer Mac to Announce Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results

 The Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac; NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) today announced that it will release its financial results...

Oct 28, 2015, 14:27 ET

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Reports 2015 Third-Quarter and Nine Month Financial Results

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQX: FMAO) today reported financial results for the 2015 third quarter and nine months ended September 30,...

Oct 28, 2015, 10:23 ET
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Farmers Bankshares, Inc. Reports Third Quarter and Year-to-Date Earnings

 Farmers Bankshares, Inc. reports unaudited earnings of $961,896, or $0.32 per share for the third quarter of 2015 ($1.58 per share on a...

Oct 20, 2015, 14:19 ET
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Fresh Thyme O'Fallon, Ballwin Grand Openings Set for Nov. 4

 Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, a rapidly growing Midwest specialty retailer focused on healthy and organic products and groceries, will be...

Oct 19, 2015, 10:17 ET
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Farmers Insurance Launches New Rideshare Insurance Coverage in Kansas; Insurer is First in the State to Offer Coverage for Ride-Hailing Drivers

 Farmers InsuranceSM, one of the largest multiline insurers in Kansas and a leader in providing insurance coverage to drivers participating in...

Oct 14, 2015, 17:55 ET
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Farmer Boys Launches Annual Fundraising Campaign

Farmer Boys announced the launch of its 15th annual fundraiser benefitting the Loma Linda University Children's Hospital (LLUCH). The campaign will...

Oct 12, 2015, 13:09 ET
Like all half-pound burgers at Farmer Boys, the Xtreme Bacon Boy is made with 100% pure USDA beef, ground fresh and fire-grilled. It's topped with two slices of all-American cheese, covered with two double-smoked bacon strips on top and crisp crumbled bacon on the bottom. It's bacon from top to bottom.

Xtreme Bacon Boy is Back at Farmer Boys

 Beginning today, for a limited time, Farmer Boys restaurants reintroduce the Xtreme Bacon Boy. Like all half-pound burgers at Farmer Boys,...

Oct 08, 2015, 11:01 ET
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Trio of Celebrations in Chicagoland - 3 Fresh Thyme Grand Openings October 14

Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is hosting grand opening celebrations for its three newest Chicagoland stores opening October 14 in Chicago's...

Oct 07, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Holidays Offer Plenty of Opportunities for Thieves

 Unattended houses and expensive gift purchases are tempting targets for thieves during the holidays, leaving many homeowners vulnerable to...

Oct 06, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Beyond Ice and Snow: Cold Weather Driving Hazards to Avoid

While icy and snow-packed roads get the most attention as temperatures drop, drivers should also be on the lookout for less conventional but...