MANHATTAN, Kan. — Mark it on your calendars and plan to attend the Kansas Farm Bureau commodity conference on Feb. 7. Held at the KFB headquarters in Manhattan, the conference begins at 1 p.m. with a welcome by KFB President Rich Felts.
This conference serves as an educational opportunity for Farm Bureau members. Industry leaders will conduct break-out discussions on conservation, animal health, crop insurance, livestock antibiotic use, markets, prices, water and trade.
Following the afternoon’s presentations, KFB will host dinner and a Farm Bill Discussion starting at 6:30 p.m. in the KFB cafeteria.
Conference participants must be paid Farm Bureau members in Kansas and must register for the event through your county office. There is no fee to attend this event. Contact Cory Saunders, 785-587-6122 or email@example.com, for more information.
Members are also encouraged to attend the Kansas Commodity Classic, which starts the next morning, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center. Attendees will hear a market update as well as presentations from U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee staff and representatives from the National Corn Growers Assoc., Sorghum Producers and Association of Wheat Growers.
There is no fee to attend the Commodity Classic and lunch is included. Registration can be made at the same time as registering for KFB’s Commodity Conference at your county office. More information regarding Commodity Classic can be found at http://kswheat.com/events/kansas-commodity-classic.
— Kansas Farm Bureau
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