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Ohio Farm Bureau and Nationwide recognized the leading Nationwide agents in Farm Bureau membership sales during 2008, and Nationwide’s top agent in farm insurance sales.

James Greer of the James Greer Jr. Agency (Beachwood) sold 232 memberships. Ronald Smith of R. J. Smith & Associates (Middleburg Heights) sold 208 memberships. And Dave Varner of Varner Insurance (Hartville) sold 196 memberships.

Nationwide agents wrote more than 17,000 new Farm Bureau memberships in 2008.

Nationwide’s top agent in farm insurance sales was Greg Trent of Greg Trent Agency (Norwalk). Nationwide is the No. 1 insurer of farms in America.

“Nationwide is the leading farm writer in Ohio due to the strong partnership it has with Ohio Farm Bureau,” says Steve Fino, sponsor sales director at Nationwide. “We are pleased to offer discounts and other key lines of insurance to demonstrate our support for Farm Bureau and Ohio agriculture.”

Nationwide’s membership sales accompany sales of auto, home, farm, boat, powersports and RV insurance with discounted rates for OFBF members, and provides additional farm coverages exclusively for OFBF members as a member benefit.

Contributed by Nationwide Insurance: Nationwide: Life, Property and Auto Insurance. Ohio Farm Bureau sponsors and endorses the Nationwide family of companies, which insure more farms than any other group in the U.S.



Lynn Snyder 

Lynn Snyder is senior director of communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.

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