Membership Benefits

Rocky Mountain Farmers UnionMember ship Benefits - 2015

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union offers a bushel of discounts and savings opportunities that quickly can add up to more than your membership fee. Here are just some highlights:

Farmers Union Insurance Discounts: Farmers Union Insurance Homeowner policyholders who are members of Rocky Mountain Farmers Union qualify for a 5% discount on their homeowner policy. In addition, members of Rocky Mountain Farmers Union can qualify for a discount on Farmers Union Insurance auto/truck policies.

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Overnight Summer Camps: For more than 70 years, young people have been developing self-confidence, leadership and cooperative skills by attending Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Cooperative Leadership Camps in Bailey, Colorado. We enable kids to be themselves, make lasting friendships and learn leadership skills in a fun environment.

As a member of Rocky Mountain Farmers Union, your family receives a $50 savings on each camp registration.  Camp registration packets are available online by mid-January or contact us at jennifer.bahr@rmfu.org.

Farm Direct Organic Seed Discount: RMFU members can receive 5% off their seed orders from Farm Direct Organic Seed (http://www.farmdirectseed.com). Farm Direct grows over 40 varieties of certified organic, open pollinated seeds that are specially adapted to the semi-arid west.

Constant Contact: RMFU Members receive 10% off this quick, easy, and affordable online email-marketing program. Members who are current users can send their username to Melisa Augusto, director of membership and marketing at National Farmers Union, at maugusto@nfduc.org. Go to natlfarmersunion.constantcontact.com to get started!

Prescription Discount: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union members receive a Cooperative Healthy Savings Free Pharmacy Card that provides savings between 10% and 60% on most medications. In the first two years of the program, Rocky Mountain Farmers Union members have saved over $4,000 using their pharmacy cards. The card is accepted at more than 60,000 national and regional pharmacy chains, as well as at many independent pharmacies. The program also provides a mail-order option for long-term medications. Note: The Discount card is not insurance or intended as a substitute for insurance.

Hotel Discounts: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union members are eligible to receive a 20% discount off the lowest rates at Wyndham Hotel Group properties. The discount is good at Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada Worldwide, Days Inn, Super 8, Wingate by Wyndham, Baymont Inn and Suites, Microtel Inns and Suites, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, Howard Johnson, Travelodge, and Knights Inn locations across the country. Reservations must be made in andvance either online (go to www.nfu.org and click on Membership) or by calling 1.877.670.7088. Your member discount code is 1000009284 

Complimentary AD&D Insurance: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union Regular members receive $5,000 in Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage for the primary member and spouse, up to age 75, and $2,500 for their dependent children. Associate members get $2,500 coverage for the primary member and spouse, with $1,000 for dependents. Note: Coverage is reduced 50% at age 75 and again at age 80.

Additional benefits are payable for covered accidents when the insured is wearing a seatbelt or a supplemental restraint system airbag is deployed. In addition to the increase in coverage, your AD&D has three new features: 1) assistance with preparation of wills; 2) protection against identity theft; and 3) a healthy rewards program. See enclosed information for more details.

Aflac Discounts: RMFU members have access to Aflac’s supplemental health insurance at a discounted price. You can sign up for individual accident insurance, individual cancer/specified­ disease insurance, individual dental insurance, and individual specified health event insurance. Aflac’s programs pay cash benefits directly to you when you’re sick or injured.

Office Depot Discount: As a Rocky Mountain Farmers Union and National Farmers Union member you can take advantage of many Office Depot discounts. Shop online or in-store for discounted prices on goods and services. Our discount card is included in the membership package. Print out replacement cards at www.nfu.org/membership/member-benefits/

Rental Car Discounts: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union members can save up to 25% off a car rental from Avis. With 4,800 locations in over 140 countries, there is an Avis agency nearby to help you with your car rental needs. Members can call Avis toll free at 1.800.331.1212 or go to www.avis.com to make discount reservations. Your Avis Worldwide Discount number is B291043

Rocky Mountain Farmers Union members can also enjoy a saving up to 20% off the rental rates of Budget Car Rental. Members can call Budget toll-free at 1.800.527.0700 or visit www.budgetcarrental.com to make discount reservations. Your Budget Car Discount number is R198143

Publications: Rocky Mountain Farmers Union members receive a free subscription to the bi-monthly Union Farmer. Regular members can sign up to receive the Livestock Brief, a daily e-mail newsletter with a summary of current livestock news. Members can sign up to receive the Legisletter weekly during the state legislative sessions, covering legislative action at the state capitols in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. Members can also sign up to receive e-mail Action Alerts that provide important information about meetings, government rulemaking and hearings, congressional actions, and other happenings that may need quick attention. RMFU members can also sign up to receive the National Farmers Union E-Newsletter.

That’s Not All: Members receive these benefits, plus having their voice heard at the state legislature in Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming as well as at the federal level; education programs, including county and state-wide camps; scholarship programs; assistance with cooperative and economic development, including renewable energy opportunities: all for an investment of less than $1.50 per week. Where else does a family get that kind of return on such a small investment!?