Become a Farm Certified Agent

Gain farm insurance expertise and reap the rewards

Go to Agent Center > Learning Center > Farm & Ranch Learning Center

3 levels to increase your expertise

Start with Basic training. The higher you go, the more training you'll receive and the more perks you can expect.1 Looking to take it to the next level? Master and Premier Certifications require sales-goal achievements.

What it means to be Farm Certified

The agriculture industry gets more complex every day, and America’s ag professionals are looking for trusted experts to help them navigate their risks and insurance options. By joining our On Your Side® Farm Certification program, you can give them a higher level of service.

Small investment, big rewards

Invest a little time in Nationwide's Farm Certification Program to:


Increase your understanding of the agricultural landscape


Boost your farm insurance product knowledge


Learn how to provide basic risk assessment


Evaluate the specific needs of large, integrated farms

Immediate benefits of Basic Farm Certification include a position on Farm Agent Finder, our popular Nationwide Farm Certified apparel, and an array of digital marketing materials to promote your new farm expertise.

The $150 registration fee for entry-level certification covers classroom materials, meals if you choose in-person seminars, and Nationwide® apparel (the fee is subject to change without notice). Your time commitment can be as little as 6 hours.

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You can attend in person or participate in live virtual classes. These options make it easy to fit training into your schedule — no matter how you prefer to learn. When you attend in person, you’ll meet and build relationships with instructors who have deep knowledge about farmers and ranchers, the ag market and our products.

How to register:

  1. Log in to Agent Center and go to "Learning Center."
  2. Click "Farm & Ranch Learning Center."
  3. Find the session you want to attend, click the drop-down menu and select "Add to Cart."
  4. Click "Proceed to Checkout."
  5. Enter your payment information and click "Submit."
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Nobody does farm agent certification like Nationwide

Get the in-depth training you need to succeed with farmers and ranchers from the company that’s been protecting them for nearly a century. We’re the largest farm insurer in the country,2 helping small farmers, giant commercial food processors and every size of ag business in between.

Bottom line: If you want to specialize in farm, it just makes sense to learn from the top farm insurance specialist around — Nationwide.

Click to start your Basic Certification.
Go to Agent Center > Learning Center > Farm & Ranch Learning Center.

Questions? Contact your Farm Sales Manager or email a Farm Certification professional.

[1] Tuition and benefits for all Farm Certification levels are subject to change.
[2] By direct written premium, AM Best (2021).