Events

Ventures 2020

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Are you leading your farm operation and striving to learn more? Are you just getting started on the farm and seeking resources and connections to thrive? No matter where you're at in your farming journey, you're invited to join us at Ventures, Landus Cooperative's third annual women in ag conference.


This year, the event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 15th at the Courtyard Marriott in Ankeny. Address: 2405 SE Creekview Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021.

This one-day conference is designed to give you not only the energy and confidence you need to reach your farm goals, but the newest tools and insights to get you there!

Hear from industry and local experts on grain, agronomy and business topics that impact decision making on the farm while you connect and grow with other women in ag.

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Delaney Howell, Host of Market to Market

9:00am – 9:30am Breakfast

9:30am – 10:00am Welcome: Power In Being an Advocate: Katie Hall, Director of Government Affairs, Iowa Institute of Cooperatives

10:00am – 11:30am General Session: Simple Steps to Becoming a Better Grain Marketer in 2020: Jake Moline, Risk Management Consultant, INTL FCStone

11:30am – 1:00pm Lunch and Keynote: A Look at Today’s Markets: Delaney Howell, Host, Market to Market on Iowa Public Television

1:00pm – 2:00pm Breakout Sessions: 

  • A – Not Your AVERAGE Grain Marketing – Landus Cooperative Grain Marketing Advisors
  • B – Land as Your Legacy, Nationwide Succession Planning - Jolene Honkomp, President, JH Financial, LLC

2:00pm –2:15pm Break and Networking

2:15pm – 3:15pm Breakout Sessions

  • A – Value-Added Agronomy – Landus Cooperative Field Sales Agronomists
  • B – Monitor & Manage Grain Quality - Dr. Charles Hurburgh, Professor, Iowa State University

3:15pm – 3:30pm Break and Networking

3:30pm – 4:00pm Wrap-up & Closing

4:00pm Departure