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Women in Agribusiness Summit

Join a community of hundreds of executive-level women who are passionate about agribusiness, and the crucial need to recruit, retain and advance women in the industry.

Seize this opportunity to network with influential executives, and learn about current industry outlooks and trends, develop valuable professional skills in an interactive and innovative forum.

September 24-26, 2018

Hilton Denver City Center, Denver, CO

For more information, visit womeninag.com.

Trade Foundation Course (GPD)

October 16-19, 2018

London, UK

Gafta’s Trade Foundation Course is a training option for commodity trade professionals who are looking for a thorough introduction into the world of commodity contracts and trading principles. The course will cover the essentials elements of the trade, from how a contract is formed, through to identifying and mitigating common risks, issues around the shipping of goods and what happens if a dispute arises.

For more information, visit the website here.

Organic & Non-GMO Forum

Hundreds of producers, processors, merchandisers and service providers in the industry will gather to discuss the most pressing issues at the fourth annual Organic & Non-GMO Forum. From what’s new in gene editing tools to how the long-awaited USDA National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard is shaping up to what’s being done to stop fraud in the organic sector, the forum’s accomplished speakers will deliver on the latest developments.

Attendees to the Organic & Non-GMO Forum, hosted by HighQuest Group, will be privy to all the details surrounding these critical topics, and the opportunities and challenges they present across the entire agricultural value chain.


October 29-30, 2018

Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, St. Louis, MO

For more information: ongforum.com

Country Elevator Conference & Trade Show 2018

December 2-4, 2018

St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, St. Louis, MO

The Country Elevator Conference & Trade Show, organized by the National Grain and Feed Association, will include interactive breakout sessions focusing on merchandising, operations, management, legal, safety, and/or marketing.

Visit NGFA.org for more information.

Feed & Grain LIVE

January 8-10, 2019

Prairie Meadows Casino and Hotel, 1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA

The premier educational event tailor-made for feed and grain professionals is Feed & Grain LIVE!

Early registrants receive an early bird registration discount. For those who sign up by Dec. 8, 2018, is $99. Registration until Jan. 7, 2019, as well as on-site registration, is $149.

The program kicks off with the much-requested mycotoxin testing workshop. This hands-on workshop will help participants hone their sample-testing skills so mycotoxin test results are as accurate as possible.

Day 2 begins with an exciting panel discussion headlined by select professionals featured in recent Feed & Grain cover articles. 

Additional sessions being developed include:

  • A feed industry outlook that covers trends shaping our business
  • Regulatory updates from governmental agencies
  • Succession planning from a human resources expert’s viewpoint

For more information or to register, visit Feed & Grain LIVE.

International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)

February 12-14, 2019

Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA

IPPE focuses on Innovation - bringing together buyers and sellers of the latest technology of products and services to make your business successful, Education - learning from the experts in free- and fee-based world-class programs on topics that cross industry interests, Global Reach - attracting more than 8,000 International visitors from 125 countries, and Networking - meeting new and rekindling old relationships with leaders across the industries.

For more information, visit ippe.com.

GEAPS Exchange 2019

March 9-12, 2019

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

New Orleans, LA 

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) provides forums to generate leadership, innovation and excellence in grain-related industry operations.

For more information, visit geaps.com.