BROOKFIELD, Wis. — The organizers of the only dealer-focused precision farming event in the nation announce 11 companies have joined on as partners for the 3rd Precision Farming Dealer Summit to be held Jan. 8-9, 2018, at the historic Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville.PFD SUMMIT

Sponsors making the learning and networking opportunities possible for attendees at the 2018 Summit include Agri-SyncCharter Software Inc.DigiFarm VBNe-Emphasys, Farmers EdgeHBS Systems, Laforge SystemsMontag Mfg.Reichhardt, Topcon, Trimble and Yetter Farm Equipment.

“We’re excited to have these ag companies take a leadership role in supporting this precision-specific gathering of the most innovative minds in the industry, and helping us bring a unique learning experience to dealers committed to improving performance and profitability,” says Jack Zemlicka, managing editor of Precision Farming Dealer. “Our goal, with the support of these leading companies, is to provide a diverse group of dealers with 2 intense days of peer-to-peer learning that gives them actionable, proven practices to take back to their business and put to work.”

The first two conferences, held in Indianapolis, and St. Louis, attracted sold out crowds. The 2017 conference alone drew 196 precision farming professionals from 92 different dealerships across 27 states, as well as Canada and Australia, during 2 general sessions, 5 dealer-to-dealer panel presentations, 14 roundtables  and on-site networking.

Registration is now open for the 2018 event at a pre-conference rate of $399 per person (until Oct. 15). As part of the registration price, attendees will receive a 1-year subscription to Ag Equipment Intelligence, the 2018 Dealer Business Outlook & Trends Farm Equipment Forecast, a free ticket to attend the welcome reception of the 26th annual National No-Tillage immediately following the Summit, and more valuable special reports, as well as lunch, dinner and breakfast during the 2-day event.

More details of the Summit can be found at and

The historic Galt House Hotel in downtown Louisville is holding a block of rooms for the conference at a special rate of $104 per night for deluxe guestrooms in the Rivue Tower or $134 per night for executive suites in the Suite Tower. You can make reservations by calling (502) 589-5200. Make sure you mention the Precision Farming Dealer Summit to get the special rate.