Overview & History
UnitedAg is a member-owned, agricultural trade association dedicated to meeting its members’ employee benefit needs, promoting their interests with lawmakers and helping them comply with legislation and regulations.
Our over 1,000 agriculture affiliated member organizations network and share creative ways to transform our ever-changing industry. In order to best serve our members, we made it our mission to bring innovative healthcare solutions to agribusiness by meeting our members’ employee benefits needs, advocating for ag with lawmakers and helping members comply with regulations.
With the help of meaningful relationships, support and feedback from our members, we’ve made an instrumental impact in the agricultural healthcare industry in a powerful way. Learn about our journey from six member companies to where we are today.
Six agricultural companies form the United Agricultural Association (UAA) but shortly renamed United Agribusiness League (UAL).
United Agricultural Benefit Trust (UABT) is founded.
UAL President William C. Goodrich participates in meeting of ag leaders in Mexico City. Of the 30 invitees, UnitedAg is the only trade association represented.
UABT becomes the first multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) licensed by the California Department of Insurance.
UAL Awards $27,500 in Scholarships to 10 member-affiliated students.
The Agribusiness Education Foundation (AEF) is founded.
AEF awards $30,500 in scholarships to 10 member-affiliated students.
UAL launched the CFO Forum led by Kirti Mutatkar.
UAL is rebranded as UnitedAg and hosts its first Health Benefits Forum.
Kirti Mutatkar is appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of UnitedAg.
UABT surpasses $100 million in annual contributions.
AEF holds its first walkathon in benefit of the AEF Foundation.
UnitedAg opens its first Health & Wellness Center; partners with Teladoc Health, the largest telemedicine provider in the nation.
UnitedAg launches the WomenAg leadership Academy.
UnitedAg receives the prestigious Reinventing Award from the Orange County Association for Corporate Growth.
AEF establishes the Vocational Scholarship Program and awards $11,750 to 10 students in California and Arizona.
UnitedAg expands its Health & Wellness Centers throughout California.
UABT surpasses $200 million in annual contributions.
UnitedAg launches HealthChats, a bilingual webinar series on health-related topics that affect the industry.
UnitedAg awards $81,800 to 74 students, surpassing the $1.6 million mark for educational scholarships.
UnitedAg launches a new mental health benefit, myStrength Complete.
UnitedAg opens a new Health & Wellness Center in Chico, CA.
UnitedAg appoints first female Board Chair.
UnitedAg receives Member Milestone Award from HCAA.
UnitedAg launches Livongo diabetes management program.
UnitedAg surpassed the $1.8 million mark in educational scholarships awarded.
United Agricultural Benefit Trust celebrates its 40th anniversary.
UABT expands its health provider network through the Blue Shield National Coverage Network.