IRMI AgriCon Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conferences

The Premier Event for Agribusiness and Farm Risk & Insurance Professionals

The IRMI Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conferences (AgriCon) offer a forum where agents, brokers, underwriters, and insurance buyers can gain the expertise they need to properly insure the unique exposures of farms and agribusinesses while networking and sharing best practice ideas with peers in the industry. Start, complete, or renew the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS®) certification.

Choose From Three Dates and Locations

Sacramento, CA

March 8–10, 2020

Richmond, VA

June 16–17, 2020

Des Moines, IA

September 15–16, 2020


Renew or Pursue Your Agribusiness Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) Certification at IRMI AgriCon

 For current AFIS designees, attendance at IRMI AgriCon will satisfy your continuing education requirement certification current. If you are in the process of getting your designation—or if you'd like to begin—you can attend courses that will help you earn your certification.

Why Should You Attend IRMI AgriCon?


Grow Your Knowledge 
Experienced agribusiness professionals and industry thought leaders share information focusing on trends and emerging risks in agribusiness and provide practical solutions and best practices to manage your most challenging risk management issues. 

Grow Your Expertise 
Start, complete or renew the AFIS certification, the foremost continuing education program for specialists in the farm, ranch, and agribusiness insurance industry. With the AFIS certification behind your name, you are recognized as an expert on the insurance and risk management needs of agribusiness and farm operations. 

Grow Your Network
Raise your career to the next level by cultivating your network of agribusiness risk professionals who can help you solve problems and succeed in your career. 

Grow Your Future 
Plant the seeds for your future by making the right connections with the leading markets for farm, ranch, and agribusiness insurance.


Anyone who designs, sells, buys, or underwrites farm, ranch and agribusiness insurance programs should consider attending the Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference. You should strongly consider the attending if you are a(n):

  • Insurance agent or broker
  • Customer service representative
  • Risk manager or insurance manager
  • Chief financial officer, controller, or other executive who buys insurance
  • Insurance underwriter or adjuster
  • Risk and insurance consultant
  • Safety and risk control professional
  • Surplus lines broker
  • Attorney dealing with farm, ranch and agribusiness issues

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