History of the Company

Dakota Farm Mutual Insurance Company is a state-wide farm mutual insurance company doing business in South Dakota since 1886. In 1999, in order to provide better services to members and in an attempt to reduce costs, Dexter Farm Mutual Insurance Company merged with Deuel County Farm Mutual. Under this merger, the Companies now do business state-wide under the name Dakota Farm Mutual Insurance Company. In June 2000, the Douglas Farm Mutual Insurance Company and in January 2005, the Hutchinson Farm Mutual Insurance Company were merged into Dakota continuing the companies expansion and presence in South Dakota.

Board of Directors

David Severson, Randall Kruse, Charles Rossow, Joy Prehn, Judy Klock, Chuck Greenfield, Daryl Terveen, Patrick Uckert and James Hanssen.

Dakota Farm Mutual Insurance Company is reinsured by

Grinnell Mutual has been protecting its customers for more than 100 years, offering auto, home, farm, and business insurance. It is the 109th-largest property-casualty insurance company in the United States and the largest primary reinsurer of farm mutual companies in North America. Our products are available in 16 states. The company is headquartered in Grinnell, Iowa, with more than 800 employees.  

Grinnell Mutual has a strong commitment of providing excellent service to our affiliated mutuals, agents, and policyholders. Grinnell Mutual and you-Trust in Tomorrow.

Brandt Office (Main Office)

Parkston Office (Branch Office)

“Buying insurance from real people is hard, you can do it here. Great policy options and claims handling is above average.”

– Eric Meyer