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Complimentary Webinar—"Fracking and Farming: An Overview of Risk and Risk Management for Agribusiness"

Release Date: Sep 25, 2014

Dallas, TX, September 26, 2014—International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), announces a new, complimentary webinar “Fracking and Farming: An Overview of Risk and Risk Management for Agribusiness,” to occur on October 22, 2014, at 1 p.m. Eastern.

Alan M. Parizo will provide an overview of the hydraulic fracturing process, including its relevant exposure to ranch and farm owners and the inherent risks as passive exposure or active participant.

A case study of a "fracking" claim will be presented with a discussion of relevant coverage concerns. A hypothetical scenario of risk management and transfer options based on a potential land lease by an agribusiness customer to a hydraulic fracturing driller will be explored. The webinar will close with a discussion of the emerging markets and practical advice to the agribusiness producer.

This webinar will help anyone who is faced with the potential environmental risk exposures from both participation in and exposure to hydraulic fracturing shale oil extraction in proximity to agricultural operations.

Learn more and register at no charge at

About IRMI:

International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), is the premier authority and educator for risk management, insurance, and legal professionals. IRMI simplifies the management of risk by publishing resources for technical content and providing continuing education, certifications, and conferences. For more information, visit

Jeff Greer
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