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Creating a successful Farm Futures Summit

The Around Farm Progress podcast looks back 15 years to the start of this important farm business event, and the added Ag Finance Bootcamp

Willie Vogt

April 30, 2021

How do you start a successful farm meeting? For the Farm Futures Business Summit, how the event got its start is interesting and Mike Wilson, editor of Farm Futures, offers that history. He also shares how the Ag Finance Boot Camp got its start.

Creating a useful, information-packed event that brings farmers back year after year isn't easy, but Mike Wilson, his editorial team and the events group at Farm Progress are making it happen and the event returns in 2021 live but moved from January to June. The official dates or June 15 for the Ag Finance Boot Camp, and June 16 and 17 for the Business Summit.

You can learn more at FarmFuturesSummit.com, and you can save 20% on your registration by using the promo code FARMFUN when you register. But before you do, listen to the story of how the event was created and get a preview of the 2021 event by listening to this episode of Around Farm Progress.

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About the Author(s)

Willie Vogt

Willie Vogt has been covering agricultural technology for more than 40 years, with most of that time as editorial director for Farm Progress. He is passionate about helping farmers better understand how technology can help them succeed, when appropriately applied.

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