In-Person Agenda

Monday 2/14/22

All events listed are Central Standard Time.

 

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Expo Setup

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Registration / Expo Open

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Welcome
Sara Schafer, Editor, Top Producer

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Why You Should Focus on Your "B" Players
Tom Gimbel, LaSalle Network

3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Panel: Real Talk and Out-of-the-Box Succession Planning Strategies
Moderator: Moderator: Paul Neiffer, CLA
Panelists: John Carroll, Carroll Family Farms; Becky Berger, Berger International; Steve Henry LongView Farms

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Break

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Opening Reception / Expo Open

Sponsored by

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 

Top Producer Awards Banquet.
(Live broadcast of ceremony from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.)

Tuesday 2/15/22

All events listed are Central Standard Time.

 

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast 
Sponsored by

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Seeing Through the Fog: How Global Economic Forces Will Impact U.S. Ag in 2022
Jackson Takach, Farmer Mac

9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

How to See Past Life's Imperfections and Find the Good Even in Dark Times
Sponsored by

Sarah Frey, Frey Farms

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Break for Sponsor Networking

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Open-Season on Resistant Pigweed: Put Your Eradication Mindset into Action
Panelists: Kate Greif, BASF; JayRay Sageser, Journey Field Farmer; Prashant Jha, Weed Scientist

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Panel: How Will A Surge in Bio-Based Fuels Impact Grain Demand?
Moderator: Chip Flory, AgriTalk
Panelists: Dan Basse, AgResource Company,
Stephen Nicholson, Rabo AgriFinance, 
Pete Meyer, S&P Global Platts 

Sponsored by Taranis

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Sponsored by Anuvia Plant Nutrients

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Break for Sponsor Sessions

 

Beyond Tar Spot and Frogeye Leaf Spot — Creating the Difference with BASF Plant Health
Speakers: Kelly Liberator, BASF; Kim Tutor, BASF; Corn and soybean farmers

 

No Holds Barred: Question and Answer Session About the Seed Industry
Speakers: Jim Schwartz and Steve Gauck, Beck’s Hybrids

 

Maximizing Profit in 2022
Speaker: Matt Bennett

 

Driving Corn Demand through Ethanol Infrastructure and Regulatory Avenues
Speaker: Jim Bauman, NCGA

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Bonus AgTech Session: AgLaunch Row Crop Challenge

2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - Round 1

 

Tell Your Sustainability Story Without Getting Lost in Science
Leah Halverson, Black Gold Farms and Ten Acre Marketing

 

Farm Management Decisions: Stay Flexible and Proactive
Bret Oelke, Innovus Agra

 

What Should Be My Tax Strategy in 2022? 
Paul Neiffer, CLA

 

Is Your Farm Ready for a CTO?
Brian Watkins, CropZilla and Watkins Farms

 

Strengthen Your Core:  Developing Leaders at All Levels 
Rena Striegel, Transition Point Business Advisors

 

Navigating Grain Marketing for 2022 and 2023
Naomi Blohm, Total Farm Marketing

 

Tomorrow’s Top Producer Focus: Part 1
hosted by Andrew McCrea

3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions - Round 2

 

Tell Your Sustainability Story Without Getting Lost in Science
Leah Halverson, Black Gold Farms and Ten Acre Marketing

 

Farm Management Decisions: Stay Flexible and Proactive
Bret Oelke, Innovus Agra

 

What Should Be My Tax Strategy in 2022? 
Paul Neiffer, CLA

 

Is Your Farm Ready for a CTO?
Brian Watkins, CropZilla and Watkins Farms

 

Strengthen Your Core:  Developing Leaders at All Levels 
Rena Striegel, Transition Point Business Advisors

 

Navigating Grain Marketing for 2022 and 2023
Naomi Blohm, Total Farm Marketing

 

Tomorrow’s Top Producer Focus: Part 2

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m

EWA Networking Happy Hour
Sponsored by Channel Seed

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Dinner On Your Own / TPOY Alumni Dinner

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

TP Summit Night Out in Nashville
Join us for an offsite networking reception with cocktails and live music at Blake Shelton's Ole Red on Broadway. All TP Summit attendees welcome.

 

Sponsored by

Wednesday 2/16/22

All events listed are Central Standard Time.

 

7:15 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.

Breakfast 
Sponsored by

7:45 a.m. – 8:20 a.m.

Weather Wildcards: What's Ahead for 2022?
Eric Snodgrass, Nutrien

8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Breakout Sessions - Round 3

 

Equipment Fleet Management: Data Driven Decisions on Trades, Cost and Long-Term Sustainability
Shay Foulk, Ag View Solutions

 

A Glimpse into the Future of Your Farm Office
Peter Martin, Kala Jenkins, Matt Powell and Matthew Farrell, Kcoe Isom

 

Giving Back: How Your Farm Can Revive And Drive Your Local Economy
Andrew McCrea, American Countryside

 

On-Farm Carbon Opportunity Blueprint: Soil Health, Precision Ag and Your Bottom Line

Moderator: David Frabotta, Trust In Food
Panelists: Trey Davis, Davis Family Farms; Chaz Holt, Quail Forever and Pheasants Forever
Andrew Lentz, Ecosystem Services Market Consortium; Nick Reinke, Truterra and Land O’Lakes

 

Keeping Your Discipline in Volatile Markets
Matt Bennett, Bennett Consulting and AgMarket.net

 

The Profit Puzzle: When Should You Save Versus Spend?
Ashley Arrington, Ag Resource Management

 

Double Your Profits: A Step-by-Step Outline and Insights with a First-Generation 25,000-Acre Producer and an Innovative Scientist 
Mark Faust, Echelon Management

 

Executive Women in Agriculture Focus Part 1

9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Breakout Sessions Round 4

 

Guidelines to Dial In Your Machinery Costs
Shay Foulk, Ag View Solutions

 

A Glimpse into the Future of Your Farm Office
Peter Martin, Kcoe Isom

 

Giving Back: How Your Farm Can Revive And Drive Your Local Economy
Andrew McCrea, American Countryside

 

On-Farm Carbon Opportunity Blueprint: Soil Health, Precision Ag and Your Bottom Line

Moderator: David Frabotta, Trust In Food
Panelists: Trey Davis, Davis Family Farms; Chaz Holt, Quail Forever and Pheasants Forever
Andrew Lentz, Ecosystem Services Market Consortium; Nick Reinke, Truterra and Land O’Lakes

 

Keeping Your Discipline in Volatile Markets
Matt Bennett, Bennett Consulting and AgMarket.net

 

The Profit Puzzle: When Should You Save Versus Spend?
Ashley Arrington, Ag Resource Management

 

Double Your Profits: A Step-by-Step Outline and Insights with a First-Generation 25,000-Acre Producer and an Innovative Scientist 
Mark Faust, Echelon Management

 

Executive Women in Agriculture Focus Part 2

10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Break for Sponsor Networking, Swag Bag Room, and Expo Time

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Diversification Versus Specialization: Which One Do You Choose?
Artur Falcette, Sapé Agropastoril and 2018 Nuffield International Farming Scholar

11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Closing Keynote Speaker
Sponsored by

Evolve or Die: Turn Uncertainty and Change into a Business Revolution
Robin Crow, Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur and CEO, Dark Horse Recording

 

TP Summit 2022—Virtual Event     

LIVE Sessions

All events listed are Central Standard Time.

   

Tuesday - 2/22/22

   

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

LIVE SESSION: DC Signal to Noise: The Policy Issues to Watch in 2022

Jim Wiesemeyer, Pro Farmer and Chip Flory, AgriTalk & Farm Journal

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

LIVE SESSION: Men, Women and Babies: Work Won't be the Same.

John Phipps, Phipps Farms

Wednesday - 2/23/22

   

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

LIVE SESSION: Practical Succession Planning Strategies from Your Favorite Attorney and CPA

Paul Neiffer, CLA and Polly Dobbs, Dobbs Legal Group

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

LIVE SESSION: 5 Transformations Happening in China That Will Affect Your Farm

Wendong Zhang, Iowa State University

On-Demand Sessions

All events listed are Central Standard Time.

   
 

What the #$?@ is Risk Management?

Shay Foulk, Ag View Solutions

 

Leadership is Not Rocket Science, But.....

Bob Milligan, Dairy Strategies

 

Profit from Carbon and Soil Health

Mitchell Hora, Continuum Ag

 

Maximize 2022 Crop Insurance Decisions

Jamie Wasemiller, Gulke Group

 

How to See Past Life’s Imperfections and Find the Good Even in Dark Times

Sarah Frey, Frey Farms

 

Evolve or Die: Turn Uncertainty
and Change Into a Business Revolution

Robin Crow, Dark Horse Productions

 

Weather Wildcards: What’s Ahead for 2022?

Eric Snodgrass, Nutrien

 

Why You Should Focus on Your “B” Players

Tom Gimbel, LaSalle Network