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Farm Bureau members can attend free Medicare seminars

Farm Bureau members can attend free Medicare seminars
Medicare is complicated, but Virginia Farm Bureau makes it easier to understand this important healthcare coverage with free educational seminars around the state.



Preventive care results in fewer illnesses

Preventive care results in fewer illnesses
Preventive care consists of measures taken to prevent illnesses rather than cure them or treat their symptoms. Most health insurance plans include coverage of preventive care, which benefits both the consumer and health insurance companies through early detection and reduced health care spending.



New insurance service should help dairy farmers

New insurance service should help dairy farmers
Virginia’s dairy farmers are in a world of hurt, but a new Dairy Revenue Protection insurance policy will provide some measure of relief.



Make sure your home is winter weather-ready

Make sure your home is winter weather-ready
Winter is coming: Prepare your home now for potential inclement weather and freezing temperatures.



Don't let a chimney fire cancel out savings on heat

Don't let a chimney fire cancel out savings on heat

Wood-burning is a popular way to save money and effectively heat your home when the cost of fuel continues to increase. But with more people burning wood, the risks of home fires are expected to increase as well.




Hanover insurance agent succeeds using the Golden Rule

Hanover insurance agent succeeds using the Golden Rule

Last year’s Ralph Stokes Award winner, Chris Adams of Hanover County, was recognized by his peers for the characteristics the organization’s highest honor celebrates.




Start preparing for hurricane season now

Start preparing for hurricane season now
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in 2017 were stark reminders of the need for preventive action before a storm.



Save when shopping for storm supplies

Save when shopping for storm supplies
With the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season under way, there’s no time like the present to take steps to protect your family and property against severe weather.



Prepare your home for thunderstorms and lightning

Prepare your home for thunderstorms and lightning
Hurricanes often make more headlines during the summer and fall, but the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Research Center cautions homeowners not to underestimate the destructive force of thunderstorms.



Some bike helmets protect heads better than others

Some bike helmets protect heads better than others
Bicycle helmets have been shown to reduce the risk of head injuries in cycling, but consumers have had little purchasing information until now.



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