The Mid America CropLife Association Annual Meeting is being held in Chicago Sept. 8-10.

As the registration brochure notes, topics that are planned to be touched on include bee health, precision agriculture, policies affecting the agricultural industry, water issues, seed trait technology, the weather situation, drone data and land prices.

Major presentations will be made by Charlie Arnot, CEO, The Center for Food Integrity, talking about “Cracking the Code on Food Issues: Insights from Moms, Millenials and Foodies.” A personal financial seminar will be conducted by Matt Gulseth, CFP, attorney, Channel Financial, and Kelly Olson Pedersen, CFP, Caissa Wealth Strategies.

David Lehman, managing director, CME Group, will provide his view about “The Financial Shape of the Agricultural Industry.” A distributor panel will talk about industry issues; panelists will be Randy Parman, vice president, Northern Business Unit, Helena Chemical Company; Brett Bruggeman, vice president, Crop Protection & Seed, United Suppliers; and Tom Warner, president, North America Retail Agrium & Crop Production Services, Inc.

A golf tournament and tour of Chicago architecture are also part of the program.

Registration can be done through the website: