Mark your calendar now for Top Producer Seminar: Sharpen Your Competitive Edge, held January 26-28, 2011, in downtown Chicago at the Hotel InterContinental.
January is the perfect time of year to sharpen your competitive edge for the next farming season with information on the shifting credit situation, new technology, global infrastructure changes, risk management in volatile markets and new profit opportunities.
This year's seminar also features an industry-wide roundtable discussion on Defining Sustainability in Agriculture: From Economics to Environmental. This roundtable will include the nation's top thought leaders on the subject of sustainability in agriculture.
You have a chance to win a free trip to Top Producer Seminar by becoming one of the three finalists for the Top Producer of the Year award. This award recognizes producers who demonstrate excellence in the business of farming, including marketing, farm finance, family and employee relations, technology and environmental stewardship. Any farmer or rancher who derives half of his or her income from farming is eligible, as are multi-partner farm business.
Don't delay! The deadline for the Top Producer of the Year award is September 30, 2010. You can download an application from our web site at www.TopProducer-Online.com
. Click on the "Initiatives" section and then select "Top Producer of the Year".