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About NFU Mutual

At NFU Mutual we insure a wide variety of people and businesses. As well as being known for supporting farmers and those living in the countryside, our membership now extends to those in villages, towns and cities across the UK. We also provide services to a range of commercial sectors such as retail and hospitality. As a mutual, we're driven by a desire to deliver products and services that best meet the needs of our members. We also pride ourselves on our local, personal service, and we continue to be present through our network of over 300 Agency offices.

Practical Farming

Speedboat tours and holiday rentals at Portnellan Farm 

On the banks of Loch Lomond, Portnellan Organic Farm has diversified to welcome holiday makers and tourists with 4-star cottages,…

Practical Farming

How could your pension help diversify your farm?

How could your pension help your plans to diversify your farming business? Will Evans talks to Sean McCann, a Chartered…

Practical Farming

Diversification lessons: Exports and a ‘farm drive-through’ at the Rhug Estate

The Rhug Estate in North Wales has diversified from traditional farming to create a successful organic farm shop and take-away,…

Practical Farming

Expert advice: Insurance and farm diversifications

Insurance is an important factor to consider when diversifying your farming business… Whilst visiting the Ramsbury Estate, Will Evans recorded…

Practical Farming

How to get into agri-contracting – advice from a farmer

We’re at Lyndon Farms in Leicestershire to hear how Simon Smith and his family have successfully diversified into agri contracting….

The Big Issues

Rural crime trends: How to protect your property

Whether it’s cyber crime or dog attacks on livestock, the way rural crime plays out is changing. But how can…

The Big Issues

On the front-line of rural crime in Scotland

Will Evans heads to the Scottish Borders to meet people on the front-line of tackling rural crime – what practical…

The Big Issues

Jimmy Doherty and Will Evans: Getting started in farming

Farmers and media stars Jimmy Doherty and Will Evans talk to young farmers about running a business, building a brand…

Practical Farming

How farmers can diversify into food and drink

We visit Ramsbury Estate in North Wiltshire, England, to hear how they’ve diversified their farming business with a successful brewery,…