Attend the 2012 Top Producer Seminar

January 17, 2012 10:55 AM

In the wake of record market volatility and farm profits, Top Producer Seminar is the perfect place to gather with other top performing producers to discuss marketing, management and money.

Top Producer Editor Jeanne Bernick would like to personally invite you to attend this year’s Top Producer Seminar. It will be held Feb. 1-3, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.

This year’s seminar will feature an industry-wide roundtable discussion on our nation’s farming infrastructure situation, from roads to river shipping to storage. This exclusive roundtable will include some of the nation’s top thought leaders on the subject of grain transportation and how it affects producers at the farm level.
We promise you’ll learn more from the best agribusiness minds in three short days in Chicago than from any other seminar all year.
Come hear from new faces as well as some of your favorite speakers, including:
  • Wall Street analyst Ann Duignan
  • Financial market analyst Vincent Malanga
  • Texas A&M economist Danny Klinefelter
The 2012 event will be held at the beautiful Hilton Chicago, downtown on Michigan Avenue. Don’t miss our annual Top Producer of the Year Award banquet, held Thursday evening in the Hilton’s historic ballroom.

Tomorrow’s Top Producer

In correlation with the Top Producer Seminar, Top Producer hosts a one-day Tomorrow’s Top Producer event aimed at producers age 35 and younger. If you are a young farmer looking to expand your management expertise and want to establish networks with like-minded, goal-oriented producers, this is the event for you!
This event will help young farmers searching to make an impact in the agriculture industry.
2012 seminar topics include:
  • Get Growing! Business Models for Multi-Generational Growth
  • Financial Habits of Top Performing Young Farmers
  • Practices of Previous Top Producer of the Year Finalists—a Farmer Panel Discussion
  • Mapping the DNA of a Top Producer - What Characteristics Make You Successful in Agribusiness
  • Negotiating Contracts with Suppliers and Buyers
  • Who Initiates Succession Planning -You or Dad? A Case Study


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