If you want to learn the latest ag trends, develop your professional network and position your farm for the future, mark your calendar for the following events. These learning and networking opportunities will benefit you, your family and your team.
MILK Business Conference
Nov. 7–9 in Las Vegas
Farm Journal’s MILK Business Conference challenges attendees and allows them to gain a competitive edge and network with dairy professionals. The agenda consists of speakers and panelists who will share their perspectives on the global dairy market, consumer trends, commentary on the dairy margin protection program and more.
Executive Women in Agriculture Conference
Nov. 30–Dec. 2 in Chicago
Now in its sixth year, the Executive Women in Agriculture (EWA) conference is the premier event for women involved in the business of agriculture. Last year’s meeting drew 250 producers from 28 states. This year’s theme, “Turn Obstacles Into Opportunities,” captures the innovative spirit of women in agriculture.
Farm Journal Legacy Project Conference
Dec. 8–9 in Kansas City
No event will help you start and develop your succession and estate plans more than the Legacy Project Conference. Held in an ideal calendar window for kick-starting your 2017 plans, the event will feature speakers including Dick Wittman, Wittman Consulting; Paul Neiffer, CliftonLarsonAllen; Polly Dobbs, Dobbs Legal Group; Johnne Syverson, Transition Point Business Advisors; Carolyn Rodenberg, Alternatives to Conflict; and Danny Klinefelter, Texas A&M University. Learn the latest legal and tax recommendations, the best steps for achieving multigenerational success and the fastest ways to reduce conflict in a family business.
Top Producer Seminar
Jan. 24–27, 2017 in Chicago
Sharpen your business skills, learn market trends and borrow ideas from peers at this first-rate conference. The theme for 2017 is “Keep Calm, Farm On: Controlling Chaos in Uncertainty,” and the agenda will be packed with thought-provoking speakers whose insights will help you capitalize on your full business potential during challenging times. We’ll kick off with an opening networking reception on the evening of Jan. 24. Attend the annual Top Producer of the Year Award banquet Jan. 25 as we honor three amazing operations. You’ll learn more from the best business minds in four short days than at any other seminar all year.
Register at agweb.com/events