NU Online News Service, Sept. 13, 2004, 5:16 p.m. EDT

Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company, West Des Moines, Iowa, has agreed to distribute long term care insurance from units of Genworth Financial Inc., Richmond, Va.[@@]

SIA Marketing Inc., Bismarck, N.D., will provide LTC product training and agent support for the Farm Bureau Life agents, Genworth says.

Farm Bureau Life is a unit of FBL Financial Group Inc.