Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist
The AFIS certification is the foremost professional certification for
specialists in the agricultural and farm insurance industry. Those who complete
the program are entitled to display the AFIS certification to demonstrate their
knowledge of agribusiness and farm insurance and risk management as well as
their dedication to the agribusiness industry.
The core curriculum for the AFIS program consists of five parts―AFIS 1, 2,
3, 4, and 5―that can be taken in any order. To earn the certification,
participants must successfully complete the online core courses, the course
study at the Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conference for each of the AFIS
parts, or a combination of online and Conference courses. After successful
completion of all five exams, participants will earn the AFIS certification.
Participants have 5 years to take all five parts of the AFIS certification.
Once the certification is earned, annually designees must complete 6 hours
of continuing education by attending a CE seminar, webinar, farm conference, or
online course to maintain their certification. Click here for more information. Every 3 years from the date the
certification is received, designees must attend the IRMI Emmett J Vaughan
Agribusiness Conference at the location of their choosing.Learn