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Registration is Now Open for the 2014 Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference in Des Moines, IA

Release Date: Aug 14, 2014

Dallas, TX, August 15, 2014—International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®), is now accepting registrations for the Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference to be held in Des Moines, IA, on October 6–7, 2014. This is the last of the four 2014 Agribusiness Conferences.

The Conference is designed for those who must understand, mitigate, or insure farm and agribusiness exposures. Participants can attend the classes leading to the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS™) certification or attend breakout sessions for advanced knowledge and certification renewal. Register and learn more, or call (800) 827–4242.

The AFIS certification is the industry’s only professional credential for those who serve the farm and agribusiness communities. Nearly 1,900 people have earned the AFIS certification, and another 1,400 are in the process of completing its requirements. Participants in the AFIS program may join the AFIS LinkedIn group.

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

Liah Wiedenfeld
(800) 827–4242