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Why You Should Attend the Ag & Food HR Roundtable
Education • Networking • Agvocacy • Development • Enrichment


Learn about the latest HR trends including big data, employability skills, and diversity in agriculture, network with career services personnel and agribusiness professionals, tour DuPont, earn continuing education credits and dine in the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates.

These are just a few reasons you won’t want to miss the 2016 Ag & Food HR Roundtable.

This event is just around the corner and the early-bird registration discount is only available through June 24! Plan to attend the premier North American event for HR and educational professionals in the agriculture and food industries. This one-of-a-kind conference is August 2-4 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Create a customized learning experience by choosing from concurrent sessions related to recruitment, professional development, HR management, and university-focused. This year’s conference has been approved for 7.5 (general) recertification toward a PHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, SPHRi™ recertification through HR Certification Institute's® (HRCI®).

Network with the top agribusinesses, association representatives and educational professionals at the Welcome Reception, along with optional breakfasts and dinner. We’re excited to let you explore and dine at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates. This year’s networking dinner will take place at the historic Hall of Laureates, home of the internationally renowned World Food Prize Foundation.

New this year is the optional Diversity Recruitment & Inclusion Add-On Workshop on August 4. This special workshop includes targeted sessions to address what diversity recruitment means, its challenges, opportunities for improvement, and a panel of diverse talent.


Program tracks & focus sessions designed for a one-of-a-kind learning experience.

Enjoy exciting and knowledgeable speakers and panelists that will challenge thoughts and provide actionable solutions.

You won't find this level and depth of human resources education specific to agriculture anywhere else.

Representation from both employers and key college/university professionals provide a unique networking experience.

Drive your passion! Be a catalyst for improving recruitment and retention within agriculture.

Reaction from Last Year’s Roundtable Attendees

"Great Conference. Very informative. I am leaving with tips!!!"

"I really enjoyed the conference and felt that it was very informative. The presentative touched upon relevant topics and I gained a lot of insight into the industry. Thank you for everything!"

"Very impressed! I've made great connections. Thanks!"

"Great job again! I consider the HR RT as my Ag HR professional "national sales conference". I always leave the conference re-energized!"

"Very well organized. Great conference and food, excellent networking! Thank you!"

“Great job again! Looking forward to next year!"


We would like to thank the conference host, DuPont. Also thanks to our sponsors, ADM, BASF, Bayer CropScience, Bunge, Cargill, CHS, Cobb-Vantress, Culver’s, National FFA Organization, Valent, and Wilbur-Ellis.

For more information or to register, please click here. Register by Friday, June 24 to receive the early-bird discount. We hope to see you in August!