Top Producer Summit

Top Producer SummitFarm Journal Media announced plans for the first-ever Top Producer Summit, slated for Jan. 14–18, 2019 in Chicago. The Summit is a combination of three highly regarded Top Producer conferences which includes Top Producer Seminar, Tomorrow’s Top Producer and Executive Women in Agriculture (EWA). In addition, a Legacy Project Conference and Trust in Food Symposium will take place the same week, all at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Bring your entire family and farm team to attend these high-level business conferences!



TPS logoTop Producer Seminar 

Jan. 15-17, 2019

Join more than 800 farm executives from the U.S. and Canada while discovering business opportunities, gaining invaluable insights and increasing your competitive advantage at the 2019 Top Producer Seminar. During these few short days, you will hear from 30 challenging and inspiring speakers who will help take your farm operation to the next level. You’ll also be able to trade ideas and network with the nation’s best farmers, ranchers and growers. Learn more about Top Producer Seminar.

Apply to be the 2019 Top Producer of the Year.

EWAExecutive Women in Agriculture

Jan. 15-17, 2019

Today, women make up more than 30% of farm operators. Top Producer is proud to offer an event dedicated exclusively to women in agriculture. In the past, EWA has drawn nearly 250 producers and agribusiness professionals from 25 states and Canada. EWA features dynamic keynote speakers and educational breakout sessions, as well as unique networking opportunities for women farm owners and operators from around the country. Learn more about Executive Women in Agriculture.  

Apply to be the 2019 Executive Women in Agriculture Trailblazer Award winner.

-Tomorrow’s Top Producer

Jan. 15-17, 2019

This business conference is focused on younger farmers, ranchers and growers looking to become tomorrow's leaders. Geared toward farmers age 40 and under, this event offers networking with like-minded producers and access to our industry's best experts. Join more than 150 producers from 16 states and learn from the industry's leading speakers. Learn more about Tomorrow’s Top Producer

Apply to be the 2019 Tomorrow's Top Producer Horizon Award winner.

noneLegacy Project Conference

Jan. 14-15, 2019

Farm Journal offers families an opportunity to take their succession planning a step further. This Legacy Project Conference will dive deep into the logistics of creating a sound succession plan. You’ll hear from several experts who will provide information, insight and answer questions about how to take inventory of your current situation, specific legal and tax tools, how to resolve conflict and pass on your family’s legacy. Learn more about the Legacy Project Conference.


TIF SymposiumTrust in Food Symposium

Jan. 15-16, 2019

Farm Journal Media’s second annual Trust In Food™ Symposium convenes a select group of C-level executives from across the food system, top CEO farmers, ranchers and growers and C-level consumer advocate groups. Together, this high-powered and diverse group will discuss the five core issues affecting consumer trust: health and nutrition, safety and security, affordability, animal welfare, and conservation agriculture. Learn more about the Trust in Food Symposium


Top Producer Summit, which includes all the events above, will take place at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. Take a tour of this beautiful hotel: