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How to Join

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Everyone is eligible to apply for Farm Bureau membership and receive the many benefits and services available. When you join, you are applying for membership in the San Diego County Farm Bureau. All members receive the Agriculture Today newspaper produced exclusively for San Diego County Farm Bureau members. Farmers and ranchers who receive income from production agriculture join as Voting Members and receive the weekly Ag Alert®, California's number one agricultural trade journal. Voting Members are also eligible to sign up for the Monday Update, San Diego County's weekly digital agricultural update. All others join as Sustaining Members and receive the bimonthly California Bountiful, filled with useful information and background on food production, home gardening and other subjects. Businesses (agriculturally related and non-agriculturally related) may join as Business Support Members. Business Support members receive the same benefits as Voting and Sustaining members plus all Business Support members are listed in the Business Support section of our newspaper and website.

Choose the most convenient way to join:

  • By Telephone - Call the County Farm Bureau office at (760) 745-3023 and have your VISA or MasterCard ready for dues payment. Be ready to provide name, address, phone and other pertinent information.
  • Walk-In - 1670 E. Valley Parkway in the city of Escondido. Our hours are 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Click here for a map.
  • By Mail - Complete and mail an application form to the San Diego County Farm Bureau, 1670 E. Valley Parkway, Escondidio, CA 92027.
  • Join OnlineOnline - New members may join Farm Bureau online, through a secure Webservice. Be ready to provide name, address, phone and other pertinent information and have either a Amex┬«,Visa® or MasterCard® ready for dues payment.

Renewing Members

Renew OnlineFarm Bureau members in California may renew their memberships online, through a secure Web service. Have your renewal notice available to speed the process; you will need to enter your membership number, name and ZIP code. Renewal dues may be paid online using either Amex┬«, Visa® or MasterCard®.