Why TPEN

Why TPEN

You’re a top executive of a multimillion dollar operation, in the top 1% of farms and ranches in North America, and you produce millions of dollars of agricultural products every year.

You're tasked with managing the vast strategic complexities of running a top-tier enterprise, while also having to deal with daily issues like input prices, markets, the weather and pests.

On top of that, your large operation is likely still a family-run business. So you also have to manage working with the same people you call your parents, your spouse, your siblings, your children and your extended family.

As a leader of your operation, you’ve got an awful lot to deal with – but few, if any, peers to talk to about it. You really know what it means when they say, “It’s lonely at the top.”

That’s why Farm Journal Media created TPEN: Top Producer Executive Network™.

Welcome to the network created just for you.

TPEN is an association of executive peer advisory groups, consisting of top producing farmers and ranchers – just like you – from non-competing operations across the continent.

These are leaders who know exactly what you’re going through – because they’re going through it too.

YOUR OWN PERSONAL BRAIN TRUST

In TPEN groups, peers come together several times a year, facilitated by an experienced agriculture professional, to help each other maximize their success – in their operations, their families and their lives.

Your TPEN group is your personal brain trust. Here is where you’ll meet with like-minded farmers and ranchers who operate at your level, and who, like you, continually seek to raise their game.

Within this group of experienced leaders you’ll be able to tap into a shared wealth of experience, knowledge and fresh perspectives you won’t find anywhere else.

Here is the place to collaborate and trade wisdom about all aspects of running an operation, including:

  • Business strategy
  • Operations
  • Employees
  • Markets
  • Weather & pests
  • Family
  • Long term strategy
  • Succession planning

STRATEGIC AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

Your peers will give you advice and encouragement – and hold you accountable – to help you fulfill your highest success potential. And you’ll have the satisfaction of doing the same for your fellow group members.

It’s a confidential environment where you can feel completely safe to share anything and everything about what you’re going through – among peers who truly care about you.

ADDITIONAL TPEN BENEFITS

As a TPEN member, you’ll gain ongoing connection to your peers, both in your group, and within our network of top producers across North America, including at our annual Signature Event – affording you year-round strategic support. You'll also have access to a trove of helpful online resources, researched and published by Farm Journal Media just for TPEN Members.

But what you may appreciate the most is the lifelong friendships you'll gain as part of a community of folks who truly get you – with bonds forged from deep collaboration and shared experiences.

FROM THE NAME YOU ALREADY KNOW AND TRUST

At Farm Journal Media, we have been serving and supporting farmers and ranchers like you with news, education and advice since 1877. You probably read Farm Journal, Top Producer, and maybe some of the other Farm Journal Media publications too. Perhaps you also visit AgWeb for daily industry updates. We might even have met you at a recent Top Producer Seminar. You have come to rely on us as your trusted source of information and insight to help you with your operation. As the voice of the agriculture industry in North America, TPEN is a natural part of our efforts to support your success.

Invest in Yourself

Participating in TPEN can literally transform your life – providing you and your operation with value well beyond the time and financial commitment involved. From a strategic and a personal perspective, joining a TPEN group could easily be one of the best investments you’ll make in your business, your family and yourself.


 
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