New dates and place of the International Conference "Agricultural Insurance, Reinsurance & Brokerage in CIS, Europe & Asia" were set for October 6-8, 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. Conference `Standard registration’ fee option has been launched on August 1, 2014. Conference Agenda will keep most of the topics planned earlier, as well, as it will be added with new speakers and topics. Quite a number of reinsurance and insurance industry representatives, brokers and insurance consultants from USA, Canada and Eurasia territories will participate in this event.
The International Conference "Agricultural Insurance, Reinsurance & Brokerage in CIS, Europe & Asia" has been planned for March 2014. However, due to the difficult political situation in Ukraine was cancelled. Conference Organizers were looking for possible solutions to conduct this event in 2014, to pursue the initial commitment. No matter what the political climate is, the impact of natural risks and hazards on agricultural commodities production are getting higher each year. This topic has been specifically important recently for the Central European states, CIS and Caucasian countries.
From 23rd until 25th of June 2014 Polish Reinsurance Company organized in Torun VI International Seminar on agricultural insurance. This time the Agro Seminar was dominated by three thematic blocks, all dedicated to crop insurance. Furthermore, Konrad Rojewski (Polish Re) discussed the Polish agricultural insurance system and referred to the recent legislation of the European Commission determining the possibility of subsidizing agricultural insurance. Then he presented a method how reinsurers analyze the crop portfolios of their ceding companies.
On March 6, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern free webinar hosted by Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture – 2014 Crop Insurance Decisions will be held. Purdue Economists Roman Keeney, Michael Langemeier and Jim Mintert will lead the webinar and review the 2014 crop insurance decisions faced by Midwest corn and soybean producers. Experts will provide insight regarding how to choose coverage that best fits your farming operation. They will also provide a brief overview of the new Farm Bill, focusing on the new Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) that will be available in the future.
The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) and the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) will host an important national webinar on Jan. 23, to discuss the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) recent efforts to assure greater uniformity and clarity on its policy related to farmers who currently grow cover crops or may grow them in the future. The webinar is primarily geared toward providing answers to questions from farmers and farm organizations, but participation is open to all, including certified crop advisors, crop insurance agents, and others.
Based on the conference questionnaire and discussions with partners and participants, it has been decided to conduct the next conference on March 24-26, 2014. InterContinental Hotel Kyiv, Ukraine will host the conference guests and delegates. The facility is located at the center of Kyiv with lots of historical and cultural places of interest. The Conference is organized by AgroInsurance International (www.AgroInsurance.com project), and supported by AIAG (International Association of Agriculture Production Insurers), NSA (Russian National Agroinsurers Union) and Ukrainian Agricultural Insurance Pool.
The webinar will be held on 17 of September, 2013 9am - 10:30am (Washington, DC) 4pm - 5:30pm (Kyiv, Ukraine). Agricultural production is a high-risk environment. Building an effective system of adjusting the risks and losses is extremely important for both insurance and banking industries. Building a well-organized loss adjustment system is a serious topic for consideration. International experience provides various examples of different approaches to loss adjustment.
The Conference "Where the margin is" will be held on July 2-3, 2013, in the Benefit Plaza Congress Hotel in Voronezh. From 2009 IKAR has been the member of International agri benchmark network of agricultural research and advisory economists aiming to create a better understanding of global cash crop farming.
The latest information on crop insurance will be presented at the North Dakota State University Extension Service's 20th annual crop insurance conference in Fargo on Jan. 21. The conference will be held at the Ramada Plaza Suites. Registration opens at 7:45 a.m. Presentations begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 4 p.m.
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Farm insurance webinar being offered The National Center for Appropriate Technology will offer a webinar Nov. 29 at 1 p.m., to explain Adjusted Gross Revenue Lite — a unique type of federally subsidized crop insurance to serve the needs of smaller, diverse, specialty crop, organic and direct-market farmers. What it is While most insurance products […]
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