Agent Training

Upcoming Training Opportunities

The AgriSompo North America training department provides the courses our agents need to service their customers at the highest possible level.

Click on a topic below to register for associated training courses. New opportunities will be added to this page as trainings become available.

Application, Production, and Acreage

Application, Production, and Acreage Webinar - Register

Join the Training Team as they walk through these three important pieces of the crop insurance cycle. This is an excellent course for those new to crop insurance or those who want a quick refresher on the basics of filling out an MPCI application, completing a production report/APH database, and submitting acreage. The course is interactive and examples are included with each step.

February 13 or April 10

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT

3 state CE and 3 FCIC hours offered


Ethics in Crop Insurance Webinar - Register

Need those Ethics hours for your state license but tired of sitting through courses designed for P&C? Our three-hour Ethics in Crop Insurance course is just what you need.

We’ll discuss the definition of Ethics, different theories of Ethics, and interact with you through numerous real-world crop insurance examples of Ethics gone wrong.

Eight dates available in 2024; see registration page for details. Not applicable for California Agents.


California Ethics Webinar - Register

This Ethics course is only for those with a resident license in California and meets the new California requirements for Ethics (the last hour is California-specific information). 

March 19 or October 1

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT

Offers 3 state CE hours


Weaned Calf Risk Protection Training - Register

This new livestock program falls under the Livestock SRA, which means any individual who will sell/service a policy will need to complete three hours of training and pass a Weaned Calf exam.

Join Jodie Tate over a three-hour period of time to learn all about the policy language, requirements, and to walk through claims examples. An AgriNet demonstration will also be provided. Once completed, individuals can then take the Weaned Calf exam at their convenience in Saba.

Upcoming dates:

December 13 and January 3

1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT

2024 Livestock Training

All 2024 Livestock trainings and exams are available in Saba.

To access Saba, click here, or hover over the "Sign In" menu in the upper right corner of this screen and select "Saba/Training". Use your AgriNet credentials to sign in.

Watching a webinar recording will provide the FCIC hours required to sell and/or service that policy type in 2024.; they do not provide State continuing education hours. 

New to livestock insurance? For any policy type you are interested in selling/servicing in the 2024 reinsurance year, you need to take the corresponding three-hour training course. For example, if you want to sell LRP and DRP in 2024, you will need to take the three-hour LRP training and the three-hour DRP training. Following completion of each, you will also need to take the corresponding exam (all exams are available in Saba).

Didn’t sell livestock in 2023, but want to sell again in 2024? Please register for the three-hour training corresponding to the policy type(s) you will sell/service. If you are selling more than one policy type, make sure to register for each corresponding three-hour training. Reach out to our Agency Services team ( to see if you need to take any livestock exams.

Sold livestock policies in 2023? You want to register for our Experienced Livestock Agent course. This course provides one hour of information on each policy type, including updates for 2024. Reach out to our Agency Services team ( to see if you need to take any livestock exams.

New Agent Fundamentals

New Agent Fundamentals Webinar - Register

This course offers the 12 hours required by the RMA for an individual to become licensed as a crop insurance agent. Individuals must take all four sessions (three hours each), but can pick and choose session dates as their schedule allows. It is recommended to take them in order. Experienced agents can also take the course as a refresher and receive State CE hours.

These sessions are interactive and provide real-life examples of situations agents may face. Updated New Agent Fundamental courses will be available through Saba in February.

Session I – Intro to Crop Insurance, Types of Crop Insurance, and an Overview of the RMA.

Session II – Policy Application including documents required, entities & SBIs, and written agreements. Premiums and subsidies are covered, as well.

Session III – Unit structure, Actual Production History, Yield Adjustment, and Production Reporting.

Session IV – All about acreage – acreage types, reports, different types of planting, and revised acreage reports. The claims process is also presented.

Available six times in 2024; see registration page for details. 

Prevented Planting

Prevented Planting Webinar - Register

Prevented Planting can be complicated for both experienced and new agents. Let our training team walk you through the basics and provide you with best management practice reminders for when you have producers in this situation.

March 28 - 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT

April 18 - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT

2 state CE hours offered

Yield Limitations and Adjustments

Yield Limitations and Adjustments Webinar - Register

Do your producers have APH databases impacted by the effects of catastrophic years, low yields from losses, quality adjustments, or older years' APHs based on outdated farming practices? If yes, join us for the Yield Limitations and Adjustments Webinar.

April 11

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT

3 state CE and 3 FCIC hours offered