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Section 1: 4 (FORM 4)

Ownership Submission
FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Wilkins Michael T
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
UNITED FIRE GROUP INC [UFCS]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Executive Vice President & COO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
118 2ND AVE SE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/21/2019
(Street)

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52401-1212
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/21/2019   F   1,542(1) D $50.12 34,972 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Wilkins Michael T
118 2ND AVE SE
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52401-1212
      Executive Vice President & COO  

Signatures

 /s/ Michael T. Wilkins by Barrie W. Ernst, Attorney-in-Fact   02/22/2019
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

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Section 2: EX-24 (WILKINS POA 2016)

POWER OF ATTORNEY 
 
The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Randy A. 
Ramlo and Barrie W. Ernst, or any of them acting individually, the 
undersigneds true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:  
 
(1) Execute for and on behalf of the undersigned Forms 3, 4, and 5 
with respect to the securities of United Fire Group, Inc. in 
accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 
1934 and the rules thereunder; 
  
(2) Execute for and on behalf of the undersigned filing with 
respect to the securities of United Fire Group, Inc. in accordance 
with Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the 
rules thereunder;  
  
(3) Do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the 
undersigned that may be necessary or desirable to complete and 
execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5, any such Section 13 filings, 
complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and 
timely file such form with the United States Securities and 
Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority;  
 
(4) Execute for and on behalf of the undersigned Form ID; and 
 
(5) Take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with 
the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may 
be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, 
the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by 
such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this 
Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such 
terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such 
attorney-in-facts discretion. 
 
The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full 
power and authority to do and per-form any and every act and thing 
whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the 
exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully 
to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if 
personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, 
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or 
such attorney-in-facts substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do 
or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the 
rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges 
that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity 
at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is United 
Fire Group, Inc. assuming, any of the undersigneds responsibilities 
to comply with Section 13 or Section 16 of the Securities Exchange 
Act of 1934.  
 
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until 
the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5, or 
Section 13 filings with respect to the undersigneds holdings of, 
and transactions in, securities issued by United Fire Group, Inc., 
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing 
delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.  
 
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of 
Attorney to be executed as of this 19 day of August, 2016. 

/s/ Michael T. Wilkins  
Signature 
 
Michael T. Wilkins  
Print Name

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