Our Story

We are Indiana Farmers Insurance. We live and work in the same communities as you. Since 1877 we have adhered to a set of solid core values and sound business principles that have stood the test of time.

The Smart Insurance Choice

The Smart Insurance Choice

Despite what you may have heard, there’s more to insurance than cheap rates. Insurance can be complicated so it is important to have a trusted expert who will guide you through your insurance experience. We partner with only the best agents, and like us, most of our agencies have been serving customers for generations.

Our Goal is to Create the Ultimate Customer Experience for You

Our Goal Is to Create the Ultimate Customer Experience for You

We are a service company. Anyone can offer insurance. But we strive to do it with a level of service, compassion, and commitment that sets us above our competition. We will respond with urgency and attentiveness anytime you have a claim or need assistance. 

Our History

  • 1877
    Patrons Mutual Fire Insurance Company founded in Crawfordsville, Indiana
  • 1878
    First policies issued
  • 1881
    Reorganized as Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
  • 1934
    Company renamed to Indiana Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
  • 1970
    New home office opened in Carmel, Indiana
  • 2013
    Garfield became our first company icon
  • 2014
    Indiana Farmers Coliseum named
  • 2019
    We welcomed our first members in Illinois
  • 2021
    We welcomed our first members in Ohio
  • 84% of members who make a claim rate us 9 or 10
  • Named the Big I of Indiana Company of the Year for 2021 & received the PIA Company Award of Excellence for 2020-2021 
  • Financially stable organization as shown by our consistent A (Excellent) rating by AM Best
A Mutual Insurance Company

We Only Exist to Serve You

Indiana Farmers Insurance is a mutual insurance company and exists only to serve our customers. We have no stockholders who expect a return on their investment. We focus exclusively on the financial protection of our policyholders and are not burdened by the expectations of the financial markets. All this means that when you buy a policy from Indiana Farmers Insurance, your premiums only go to pay for losses and to operate the company.

We Partner With Only the Best Agents

We Partner with Only the Best Agents

Every member is unique. That's why we partner with local experts to help find the best insurance solutions tailored specifically for your needs. Your Indiana Farmers Insurance agent is a pro and can tailor just the right coverages for your needs.

We Are Midwesterners

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Indiana Farmers Insurance home office

Since 1877

We’ve been insuring Midwesterners for more than 140 years. While this doesn’t necessarily make us better, our longevity comes from sticking to a set of solid core values and sound business principles.

You Can Expect the Highest Level of Service From Us

You Can Expect the Highest Level of Service From Us

There's a reason why 84% of our members who make a claim rate us 9 or 10 (on a 0 to 10 point scale). We'll be there when you need us the most, our commitment to service is something you won't find anywhere else.

Strength Stability

Strength, Stability

Our core business objective is to be there when you need us most. We work hard to maintain the financial strength and stability to pay claims now and for years to come. You can rest easy knowing that AM Best, the financial rating company that evaluates insurance company performance, continues to give Indiana Farmers an “A” (Excellent) rating. 

Click here to read our 2021 Annual Report.

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"Competitive prices and great representatives."

Billie E., Holton, IN
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Member
Smiling Garfield

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