Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference
IIAN has partnered with the Agribusiness Conference to bring members farm risk management education to help them grow their book of business and understand this marketplace. It is the country's fastest-growing, largest insurance education conference for agribusiness and farm/ranch risks. Attendance can lead to the Agribusiness & Farm Insurance Designation (AFIS). Includes company exhibits and networking with leading company representatives.
As of 2013, the conference name has been changed to honor the person that started it all 25 years ago, Emmett J Vaughan. Go to www.agribusinessconference.com for more information.
March 26-27 - Sacramento, CA
May 6-7 - Columbus, OH
July 15-16-Denver, CO - Registration link
September 9-10- Richmond, VA
October 21-22 - Des Moines, IA
November 19-20 - Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX
Get more information and register today at www.agribusinessconference.com
Earn the Farm and Agribusiness Insurance Designation (AFIS)
The Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska and Agency Management Resource Group will be offering the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) designation during the Agribusiness Conferences.
The AFIS Designation is designed to provide a professional development program for the farm insurance specialist. This three-part course will provide the tools to work effectively and proactively with the agribusiness client. The core of each AFIS segment will focus on understanding the client’s operation; analyzing the insurance risks; identifying the insured’s vulnerabilities; and structuring the insurance and non-insurance solutions.
AFIS 1 topics discussed are: Farm Property, Farm Property Endorsements, Farm Liability, and Farm LiabilityEndorsements.
AFIS Part 2 topics include: Farm/Ag Risk Management, Farm Auto & Truck Exposures, Workers' Compensation/MWA, and Umbrellas and Excess.
AFIS Part 3 topics are: Ag Pollution, Equipment Breakdown, Farm Inland Marine, Livestock & Animal Mortality, Crime, Management Liability, and Crop Overview.
Participants may take the AFIS classes in any order. Participants may enroll in the classes without sitting for the exam. However the exam is necessary to earn the AFIS designation. The exam is administered online after the conference.
Most conferences are approved for up to 15 CE Credits in 45 states.