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					FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:       Jerry Davies
               Ph: 1-323-932-3662
               Jerry.davies@farmersinsurance.com

 FARMERS INSURANCE AGENT COMPLETES CAREER
 AGENTS COURSE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FARMERS
Aptos, CA (Grassroots Newswire) July 30, 2008 -- Tony Taylor of Aptos, CA, an agent
for Farmers Insurance Group, has completed the Career Agents Course at the University
of Farmers.

The University of Farmers, training facility located in Agoura Hills, California, was
officially dedicated November 3, 2006. Farmers CEO Paul Hopkins noted that the
University is national in scope, and offers training to Farmers’ 14,000 agents and their
staff, 500 district managers and 10,000 claims staff year round.

“Taylor completed the five-day Career Agents Course which is clearly defined and
targeted to enhance the professional skills of Farmers’ agents,” explained Annette
Thompson, Vice President, Farmers. “The course gives an agent the ability to learn how
to successfully understand the needs of Farmers customers and help them choose the
right insurance to meet their needs,” Thompson added. “Using professional facilitators
and a curriculum that maximizes training effectiveness, this course is a roadmap to
success for every agent.”

Farmers Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zurich Financial Services, an
insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and
offices in North America and Europe as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other
markets. Farmers® is the nation's third-largest Personal Lines Property & Casualty
insurance group. Headquartered in Los Angeles and doing business in 41 states, the
insurers comprising the Farmers Insurance Group of Companies provide Homeowners,
Auto, Business, Life insurance and financial services to more than 10 million households.
For more information about Farmers, visit our Web site at www.farmers.com.

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