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Farmowners

Farmowners Policy
As a farmer, you know how costly an unexpected event can be. N.C. Grange Mutual’s Farmowners policy provides the protection you need against many such unexpected events. The farmowners policy is a package policy providing coverage for your home, personal property, farm machinery, livestock, outbuildings, and liability. We offer several different levels of farmowner protection. Regardless of which farmowner insurance fits your specific needs, N.C. Grange Mutual products are among the best. We take pride in our high quality, competitively priced policies which provide the coverage you and your family need. The different plans available may not offer all the coverages shown below. Please see your local agent for help in determining your insurance needs and the plans and coverages available to you.

Plans Available:

  • FO3 – for the newer or substantially updated home situated on a farm
  • FO2 – for the well-maintained home situated on a farm regardless of age
  • FO8 – for the well-maintained home situated on a farm whose market value is substantially less than replacement value – usually older homes or homes with unusual features

The Farmowners Policies provide protection from multiple perils for both physical damage and liability. These “package type” policies offer various types of coverage under one policy.

The Standard Coverage includes:
Coverage A – Dwelling
Coverage B – Other Structures
Coverage C – Personal Property
Coverage D – Loss of Use
Coverage G – Farmers Comprehensive Personal Liability
Coverage H – Medical Payments to Others

What these standard coverages protect:

  • Your home and attached garage
  • Unattached garage and outbuildings, such as a utility shed, used to service the main dwelling
  • Your personal property such as furniture, clothing and appliances
  • Additional living expenses, over your usual expenses, when your home is uninhabitable because of a covered loss
  • Liability arising from lawsuits for bodily injury or property damage as well as the cost of legal defense
  • Medical payments which may be necessary because of injuries suffered by others, either on your premises or by your actions

In addition, the policy also covers:

  • Debris removal after a loss has occurred
  • Reasonable repair costs to protect from further damage after a loss has occurred
  • Fire Department Service Charges
  • Thawing of frozen food if caused by a covered peril – $500 limit
  • Collapse
  • Damage to property of others

Optional Coverages include:

  • Replacement Cost for Personal Property
  • Additional Farm Premises Liability
  • Structures Rented to Others
  • Credit Card and Depositors Forgery – increased limits
  • Earthquake
  • Scheduled Personal Property – jewelry, furs, guns, golf clubs, personal computers, etc.
  • Additional Residence Liability
  • Farm Personal Property
  • Farm Barns and Buildings
  • Custom Farming
  • Animal Collision
  • Livestock
  • Farm Equipment
  • Watercraft Liability for most boats
  • Watercraft Physical Damage for most boats
  • Satellite Dish

… and more

You could possibly qualify for premium credits such as:
Protection Device Credits
Coverage Amount Credit
Age of Dwelling Credit
Higher Deductible Credit

What property perils are covered?
Fire and Lightning
Windstorms and Tornados
Hail
Explosions
Strikes and Riots
Aircraft
Vehicle damage
Smoke
Vandalism
Theft
Glass breakage
Falling trees
Weight of ice and snow
Sudden water damage
Freezing of plumbing
Electrical damage to appliances due to surges
Any peril not specifically excluded – FO3 Plan only

NOTE: Some Coverages or discounts may not apply depending on the plan. Some exclusions and limitations may apply. Please see an agent near you for assistance in determining your insurance needs and the plans and coverages available to you.