Discounts for Freedom Food

Rural Insurance has reached an agreement to provide members ofFreedom Food, the RSPCA's farm-animal welfare scheme, with a 10% discounton all its standard rates.

The move comes after the insurer said its research highlighted the factthat animal welfare had a direct impact on claims. Now its network of over250 independent brokers will be able to offer significant savings tofarmers in the UK who are members of Freedom Food.

Lance Harvey, managing director of Rural Insurance, explained: "Today'si