An event for women in agriculture

June 26-28, 2017  |  Des Moines, Iowa

Eventbrite - I am FarmHer

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I am FarmHer will bring together women from all walks of life, both professionals and producers, who share a love for agriculture and a desire to collaboratively bring light to how their lifestyles are impacting the world around them. 

While enjoying the company of your fellow FarmHers, hear from industry leaders on topics such as leaving your legacy, building stronger relationships with your customers, understanding our political reality, and so much more. A line up of workshops will give hands-on experience and lots of fun will be had along the way!

Registration

Registration for I am FarmHer opens Wednesday, March 15, 2017. A limited number of tickets will be available for our inaugural event so be sure to get yours early!

Professional
Early Bird Professional - register by April 15 ($500)

Professional - after April 15 ($750)


Producer*

*This rate is reserved for women who directly make, grow, or supply goods or commodities. We request that you respect this when purchasing your tickets. Thanks!

Early Bird Producer - register by April 15 ($250) 

Producer - after April 15 ($500)

 

Tentative Agenda

Monday, June 26, 2017

5:00 pm | Registration & Cocktail Reception

7:00 pm | FarmHer Dinner Party, Stine Barn

7:30 pm | Welcome! Christina Moffatt, Greater Des Moines Partnership

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

6:00 am | Wake Up with FarmHer Workout

8:00 am | Breakfast & Late Registration

8:30 am | I am FarmHer - Marji Guyler-Alaniz, FarmHer Inc.

9:15 am | 10 Habits of Highly Effective Women in Agriculture - Jeanne Bernick, K. Coe Isom

10:00 am | Networking Break

10:30 am | Breakout Session #1 (attendee choice)

Our Political RealityGain a better understanding of how the new U.S. administration will impact you and the agricultural industry.

Agriculture UNew to the agriculture industry or have a desire to build your confidence in a male-dominated industry? We will provide you with tools and resources to successfully navigate the industry.

Lead SimplyLeadership can often be conveyed as a complex skill, but it doesn't have to be. Holly Hoffman, RanchHer and finalist on CBS' Survivor, will walk you through a few simple steps to becoming a better leader.

Leaving a LegacyWhether you will be carrying on a farm's legacy or developing a plan to leave it to your loved ones, our experts will give you the tools to successfully make a plan to do so.

11:30 am | Networking Lunch

1:00 pm | Developing & Marketing Brand YOU - Workshop, presented by Latham Hi-Tech Seeds

Whether you’re a farmer prospecting new land to rent, selling show stock, marketing fresh produce or a FarmHer working as an agribusiness professional, your personal brand influences success. Much like business mission statements, Personal Brands communicate values, shape reputation and create vision for the future. In this workshop we’ll walk through the steps to developing and effectively marketing Brand YOU both on and offline.

3:00 pm | Networking Break

3:30 pm | Breakout Session #2 (attendee choice)

Our Political RealityGain a better understanding of how the new U.S. administration will impact you and the agricultural industry.

Agriculture UNew to the agriculture industry or have a desire to build your confidence in a male-dominated industry? We will provide you with tools and resources to successfully navigate the industry.

Lead SimplyLeadership can often be conveyed as a complex skill, but it doesn't have to be. Holly Hoffman, RanchHer and finalist on CBS' Survivor, will walk you through a few simple steps to becoming a better leader.

Leaving a LegacyWhether you will be carrying on a farm's legacy or developing a plan to leave it to your loved ones, our experts will give you the tools to successfully make a plan to do so.

4:30 pm | Networking Break

4:45 pm | Survive & Thrive as a FarmHer - Holly Hoffman, CBS Survivor Finalist and RanchHer

6:30 pm | Wine & Dine Around, Downtown Des Moines 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

8:00 am | Breakfast

8:30 am | I am FarmHer, Exclusively on RFD-TV

9:30 am | Networking Break

9:45 am | Workshop 

11:45 am | Lunch, Keynote Speaker 

1:00 pm | Dismiss

Hotel Information

Sheraton West Des Moines

1800 50th St., West Des Moines, IA 50266

Contact the Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel at (515) 223-1800 or reserve online. The reduced nightly rate of $119 for FarmHer participants is available by making your reservation no later than June 2, 2017. Reservations made after that date are subject to higher rates.  

  

Sponsorship

Interested in becoming a sponsor?  Email Carly for more details!

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