Jan. 24-27, 2017
Hilton Chicago Hotel
Registration now open! Click here to register!
Don't let today's volatile farm economy let you lose focus of your business goals. Discover opportunities, gain invaluable insights and increase your competitive advantage at the 2017 Top Producer Seminar. During these few short days, you will hear from nearly 30 challenging and inspiring speakers who will help take your farm business to the next level. You'll also be able to trade ideas and network with the nation's best producers. We know agriculture is your passion and your livelihood, so Keep Calm and Farm On.
- Tax Planning
- Risk Management
- Leadership Transition/Succession Planning
- Farmland Value and Rent Trends
- Growth Strategies
- An More!
**New in 2017**
Join us for an opening reception on Tuesday evening, Jan. 24!
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Glean insights for your finances, management and more
Experts stress risk-management excellence at 2017 Top Producer Seminar
Take advantage of prices above $10 in light of uncertainty about acreage, trade and more, says Mark Gold of Top Third Ag Marketing.
An employee incentive plan is one way farm owners can encourage key employees to stay, according to Peter Martin of K·Coe Isom.
Today’s producers are more advanced than ever before. Here’s why you need to think like a corporation.
Chalmers and Lori Anne Carr are among the top peach producers in the U.S. and also grow peppers and broccoli in Ridge Spring, S.C.
Producers could see some unfriendly weather in the coming year, says Joe D’Aleo, chief forecaster for WeatherBELL.
With corn and soybean prices set to remain low for the next four years, producers must focus on continuing to strengthen financials across their operations, says Mark Jensen of Farm Credit Services of America at the 2017 Top Producer Seminar in Chicago.
A close relationship with your banker can go a long way as you improve your business, says Nick Stokes of Rabo AgriFinance. He spoke at a risk-management workshop held on the eve of the 2017 Top Producer Seminar in Chicago.
Don’t miss these three breakout sessions at Top Producer Seminar. You’ll learn how to reduce financial stress and plan for the future.
Expert speakers will include The Farm CPA Paul Neiffer and attorney Polly Dobbs.
Three accomplished and diverse farming operations will compete for the prestigious Top Producer of the Year award at the 2017 Top Producer Seminar happening Jan. 24-27 in Chicago.
Top farm operators should make human resources a priority to support and retain talented team members. Author and HR expert Richard Hadden will speak on the topic at the 2017 Top Producer Seminar.