Top Farmer Conference - January 11, 2019

Program Overview

Take part in one of the most successful and longest-running management programs geared specifically for farmers — the Purdue Top Farmer Conference, featuring faculty and staff experts from Purdue's Center for Commercial Agriculture. 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.

Registration for the Conference (January 11, only) is $150 or $50 for the Pre-Conference (January 10). Attend both days to receive a bundle discount and pay $175. For more information, contact Sarah Zahn at or 765-494-7004.

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Top Farmer Conference Agenda

2019 Top Farmer Agenda

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Program Location

Beck Agricultural Center

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

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).


There is a room block at the Hilton Garden Inn for Thursday night, January 10. The group discount is $103 per night plus taxes. Each person should call in and ask for Top Farmer (code: TOP) for the special rate. Reservations must be received by December 20, 2018.

A room block is also available at the Purdue Memorial Union Hotel, use Block Code 1901TOPFAR (under the Group Code) at checkout. The hotel will be closed December 21st through January 2nd; therefore, guests will need to make reservations online only during that time.

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