Farm Journal Legacy Project Conference

Jan. 14-15, 2019

Hilton Chicago
720 South Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL, US, 60605

Farm Journal offers families an opportunity to take their succession planning a step further. This Legacy Project Conference will span two days and will dive deep into the logistics of creating a sound succession plan. You’ll hear from several experts who will provide information, insight and answer questions about how to take inventory of your current situation, specific legal and tax tools, how to resolve conflict and pass on your family’s legacy.

Check back for more details. Registration will open this summer.

Top Producer SummitThis event will be held as part of the Top Producer Summit, a combination of three highly-regarded Top Producer conferences which includes Top Producer Seminar, Tomorrow’s Top Producer and Executive Women in Agriculture (EWA). Learn more about the Top Producer Summit.

Hear from the following speakers at this year's conference! 


Dick Wittman

Wittman Consulting, Culdesac, Idaho
Dick manages a diversified crop, cattle and timber family farm in Idaho and provides consulting services on a part-time basis to farmers and agribusinesses.


Polly Dobbs

Dobbs Legal Group, LLC, Peru, Ind.
Attorney Polly specializes in estate and succession planning. As part of a seven-generation farm family, she knows the unique issues facing farmers.

Rena Striegel

Rena Striegel

Transition Point Business AdvisorsWest Des Moines, Iowa 
As a business coach, Rena Striegel works with farm families in the areas of strategic planning, business succession and leadership development.


Carolyn Rodenberg

Alternatives to ConflictLynchburg, Va.
Through Alternatives to Conflict, LLC., Carolyn works with businesses in the areas of negotiation, business development and communication.


Paul Neiffer

CliftonLarsonAllen, Yakima, Wash.
As an agribusiness CPA and business adviser for CliftonLarsonAllen, Paul specializes in income taxation and accounting for the farm community.