Presentation Archive

Annual Meeting Presentations

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CIRB 101 Webinar

Webinar date: Oct. 19, 2017
CIRB staff shared an update on legislative, communications, membership and meetings update from the association.

Introduction to Crop Insurance and the Environment

Webinar date: Sept. 13, 2017 in DC
Moderated by Tara Smith, CIRB Vice President, this one-hour webinar provides an introduction to the crop insurance environment in Washington and a preview of the upcoming fall Congressional calendar.

Post Election Recap Webinar

Webinar date: November 9, 2016
Tara Smith, CIRB’s Vice President, discusses the election results and provides analysis about how these changes could affect the crop insurance industry. The webinar also provides an overview of the legislative agenda on Capitol Hill.

Emerging Leaders Program Webinar

CIRB staff provided an overview and history of CIRB and the crop insurance industry for its 2016-2017 Emerging Leaders Program. The password to access this presentation is ELP2016.

North Dakota State University Crop Insurance Presentation

Webinar date: January 18, 2016
CIRB staff presented to the NDSU agents and attendees of their annual crop insurance meeting in Fargo. Tara Smith provided a legislative update as well as what to expect in the year ahead for the program.

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American Seed Trade Association Legislative Update

December 8, 2015
CIRB staff gave an update to the legislative committee on the recent actions in Washington, D.C. including the most recent budget deal and the crop insurance fix included in the Highway Bill.

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Washington Update at AFBIS

June 2015
CIRB staff gave a Washington update to AFBIS to discuss the need for the crop insurance industry to speak out on issues that are important for the industry.

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The 2014 Midterm Election and Crop Insurance

November 7, 2014
CIRB staff provided an update on members about what the new Congress will mean for crop insurance, with a focus on the outcome of key races, changes to House and Senate Agriculture Committees, and the legislative agenda for 2015.

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