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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 *
Carlton Scott L
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
UNITED FIRE GROUP INC [UFCS]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
118 2ND AVE SE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/15/2019
(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 05/15/2019   A   1,300 A $ 0 84,722 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
Carlton Scott L
118 2ND AVE SE
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52401-1212
  X      

Signatures

 /s/ Scott L. Carlton by Michael T. Wilkins, Attorney-in-Fact   05/16/2019
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

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Section 2: EX-24 (2014 POWER OF ATTORNEY)

POWER OF ATTORNEY

The undersigned hereby consitutes and appoints each of Randy A. Ramlo, Michael T. 
Wilkins and Barrie W. Ernst, or any of them acting individually, the undersigned's
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 filings 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 undersiged Form ID; and

(5) Take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the
foregoing which, in the opinion of the attorney-in-fadct, 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
attorny-in-fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform 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 personally persent, with full powers of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such
attorney-in-fact's 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 the 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 undersigned's
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 undersigned's 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 day of November 21, 2014.

/s/Scott L. Carlton
Signature

Scott L. Carlton
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