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The Premier Summer Conference For Farmers.

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Online Registration is now closed. To attend please call 1-800-772-0023.

2014 LEC datesYou're facing a critical growing season - one full of extraordinary opportunities and risks. Come and get breakthrough strategies to make professional decisions NOW and secure your family farm's future for decades to come.

Get the latest on:

  • U.S. and World Economy
  • Capitol Hill Updates
  • Land Market Outlook
  • Risk Management
  • Fuel and Fertilizer Outlook
  • Commodity Markets

Speakers Include:

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Also featuring:

Jim Wiesemeyer, Pro Farmer Washington Consultant 

Dr. Vincent Malanga, LaSalle Economics.

"Machinery Pete" Greg Peterson



 Tuesday, July 15th  
 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 Registration
 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 Market Rally Live Broadcast with Chip Flory
 3:00 p.m. - 3:45 Panelists react to Market Rally topics
 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 Breakout Sessions
 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 Leading Edge Reception
 Wednesday, July 16th  
 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 Breakfast with Crop Comments
 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 U.S. and World Economy with Vincent Malanga
 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 Break
 10:30 a.m. - Noon Capitol Hill Updates with Jim Wiesemeyer
 Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch with "Machinery Pete" Greg Peterson
 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 Cyclical Climate Outlook with Rich Posson
 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 Commodity Markets with Brian Grete
 3:00 p.m. Adjourn




Registration Information

To Register Call: 1-800-772-0023 

 Registration Type Early Bird At the door
 Pro Farmer Members $269 $289
 Non-Member $269 $299
 Spouse or Qualified Guest* $259 $299
 Wednesday Only $199 $199
 *Qualified Guest includes anyone else from the same farm operation (family member, employee, etc) when registering as a group with either a Member or non-Member.





Conference Location: 

  Sheraton West Des Moines

  1800 50th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266


Sheraton West Des MoinesEasy to find in the heart of West Des Moines, just minutes from Des Moines International Airport (DSM) and near the city’s most popular attractions and business centers. We offer a complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport, and also within a three-mile radius of the hotel.

Leading Edge Conference attendees enjoy a special discounted room rate of $109 per night. To take advantage of this special rate, please call 515-223-1800 or reserve online here.

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