2022 CIRB Annual Meeting

The 58th Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB) Annual Meeting is February 9-11, 2022 at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, CA.

Founded in 1964 and headquartered on Capitol Hill, CIRB offers advocacy, support and membership services to the crop insurance and reinsurance community, and coordinates the Crop Insurance Coalition.

This virtual ag newsroom includes links to photos and audio content available free of charge for digital or print publication or broadcast.


2022 CIRB Annual Meeting Photo Album


CIRB Executive Vice President Mike Torrey provides a preview of the annual meeting and important issues for the industry
CIRB22 preview interview with Mike Torrey, CIRB (12:26)
CIRB chair Brian Young, Crop Risk Services, President and CEO
CIRB22 interview with Brian Young, Crop Risk Services (4:12)
Trends Versus Cycles: Making Profits in Agriculture – interview with Michael Swanson, Ag Economist, Wells Fargo
CIRB22 interview with Michael Swanson, Wells Fargo (3:14)
2022 Policy Forecast – Jim Wiesemeyer, Washington Policy Analyst for Pro Farmer and Farm Journal
CIRB22 interview with Jim Wiesemeyer, Pro Farmer (10:09)
USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) update – RMA Administrator Marcia Bunger
CIRB22 interview with RMA Administrator Marcia Bunger (3:58)
CIRB Deputy Executive Vice President Tara Smith
CIRB22 interview with Tara Smith, CIRB (3:13)
CIRB Lifetime Achievement Award – Sam Scheef
CIRB22 Sam Scheef remarks (2:37)
CIRB Chairman’s award – Tim Green
CIRB22 Tim Green remarks (:41)
CIRB Chairman’s award – John Reinman
CIRB22 John Reinman remarks (1:52)

2021-2022 Emerging Leaders Program Class

CIRB22 interview with Dave DeCapp, Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance

CIRB22 interview with Jerod Dowell, AgriSompo North America

CIRB22 interview with Brenda Dozier, COUNTRY Financial

CIRB22 interview with Lurinda Gilliand, Rural Community Insurance Service

CIRB22 interview with Sandon Lawrence, American Farm Bureau Insurance Services, Inc.

CIRB22 interview with Ken Ripley, Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance

CIRB22 interview with Colleen Sizemore, Crop Risk Services

CIRB22 interview with Jeff Van Genderen, Farm Bureau Financial Services

CIRB22 interview with Stephanie Wolfe, Rural Community Insurance Services

Sponsor interviews

CIRB22 interview with Billy Moore, Agrisompo
CIRB22 interview with Brian Young, Crop Risk Services
CIRB22 interview with Shannon Rutledge, FMH