Launched in 1989, 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.
IRMI has enhanced the online AFIS program with video instruction from farm and agribusiness insurance experts, and streamlined the curriculum into five online courses:
* AFIS 1--Farm Property
* AFIS 2--Farm Liability
* AFIS 3--Farm Auto, Workers Comp, Umbrella
* AFIS 4--Special Farm Property Insurance Lines
Equipment Breakdown, Inland Marine, Crop, and Livestock Mortality
* AFIS 5--Miscellaneous Farm Insurance Lines
Ag Pollution, Management Liability, and Crime
"Farming and agribusiness remain significant parts of the US economy," said
Completing all five courses (each with a passing score) entitles farm and agribusiness insurance professionals to display and use the AFIS certification. Each AFIS course costs
The AFIS certification and renewal can still be completed at the series of Emmett J Vaughan Agribusiness Conferences, designed for those who must understand, mitigate, or insure farm and agribusiness exposures. The remaining 2014 Conferences will be held in
For more information about the Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS) certification and continuing education program, please visit http://afis.webce.com/ or call the IRMI Certification Hotline at (877) 488-9313. Anyone participating in the AFIS program may join the AFIS LinkedIn group.
Founded in 1992, WebCE is the leading nationwide supplier of state-of-the-art continuing education and pre-license training courses to insurance professionals and financial planners. Winner of the coveted "Best CE Provider" award for 3 years running, WebCE delivers half a million courses each year and offers the largest selection of state-specific courses, covering such diverse topics as annuities, flood insurance, long-term care partnership, insurance law, and ethics. Our integrated suite of continuing education courses and testing services are available in all 50 states and
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