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Program​ Overview

Take part in one of the most successful and longe​st-running management programs geared specifically for farmers — the Purdue Top Farmer Conference, now in its 49th year. This year's program features faculty from Purdue's Center for Commercial Agriculture, the University of Illinois and leading industry experts. Surrounded by farm management, farm policy, agricultural finance and marketing experts, and a group of your peers, the conference will stimulate your thinking about agriculture’s future and how you can position your farm to be successful in the years ahead.

For a more detailed overview of this year's conference, please click here.

Registr​ation Information

Conference Date: July 7-8, 2016 

Location: Beck Agricultural Center, West Lafayette, IN

Registration Fee: $300/person (through June 24)
                               $350/person (after June 24) 

Program​ Schedule

The 2016 Purdue Top Farmer Conference will feature two full days of educational sessions, plus opportunities for you to network with peers and conference speakers. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 7, and the program adjourns by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8. The program will be at Purdue's Beck Agricultural Cente​r in West Lafayette, Ind. 

For more details about the agenda, please click here.​ 

Hotel Acc​ommodations

We have secured a block of rooms at the following hotel on the nights of Wednesday, July ​6 and Thursday, July 7, 2016. Please reference Purdue Top Farmer Conference to secure the group rate.

Union Club Hotel​

101 North Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906
(765) 494-8900 or toll-free (800) 320-6291

If you have further questions regarding hotel or travel information, please feel free to contact Katricia Sanchez ​at katricia@purdue.edu or 765-494-2591.​

Progra​m Location

Beck Agricultural Center​

4540 U.S. 52 West, West Lafayette, IN 47906

(765) 583-0590 

From the North: Take exit 193 for U.S. 231 south. Turn left on U.S. 52 W. Beck Ag Center is on the left at the Agronomy Center for Research and Education (ACRE). 

From the South: Take I 65 N. to exit 175, turn left on to Schuyler Ave. Turn right onto Sagamore Pkwy N. follow through W. Lafayette and continue on 52 W. to the Beck Ag Center on the right at the Agronomy Center for Research and Education (ACRE).

Progra​m Sponsorship

​​There are sponsorship opportunities available for the Purdue Top Farmer Conference. For more information on how you and/or your organization can support the program, please contact Aissa Good​ at 765-496-3884 or aissa@purdue.edu.



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