All Kansas farmers are invited to the Kansas Commodity Classic, the annual convention of Kansas’ top crops – corn, wheat, grain sorghum and soybeans – which will take place at the K-State Alumni Center, Manhattan, Kan., on Jan. 24.
The event will be emceed by Greg Akagi, farm editor for WIBW. Elected officials have been invited to give updates on the new farm bill and other pertinent issues affecting Kansas farmers.
Also, on the day’s agenda is a weather outlook from Meteorologist Ross Janssen from KWCH in Wichita, and a Farm Bill Panel will include Robin Reid, Extension Associate in Kansas State University’s Department of Agriculture Economics, and Kansas FSA Director David Schemm.
Matt Roberts will end the day with a presentation on “Marketing Through Touch Economic Times.” He is an agricultural economist at The Kernmantle Group, a commodity risk management and education consulting firm in Columbus, Ohio. He frequently speaks on grain, petroleum and biofuels markets, and is also an active consultant to the commodity industry.
The Kansas Commodity Classic is hosted by the Kansas Corn Growers Association, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers, Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association and Kansas Soybean Association.
The event is free to attend and includes a complimentary breakfast and lunch; however pre-registration is requested for food count purposes.
Visit www.kansascommodityclassic.com to register.
Kansas Commodity Classic to be held on January 24