Kansas Commodity Classic to Focus on Farm Bill, Policy–Feb. 8 at Manhattan

Farm bill and policy will be the highlight of the 2017 Kansas Commodity Classic on February 8 at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Manhattan. The Classic is the annual convention of the Kansas Corn, Grain Sorghum and Wheat associations. REGISTER HERE

The tentative agenda for the event is below:

2017 Kansas Commodity Classic

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Manhattan, Kansas

8:30-9:00 a.m.           Check-in

9:00-9:45 a.m.           Market Update
                                           Matt Hines, Loewen & Associates

9:45 a.m.                     Break

10:00-11:00 a.m.      2018 Farm Bill Policy, Strategy & Planning
Jon Doggett, Executive Vice President, National Corn Growers Association

National Sorghum Producers, TBD

Chandler Goule, CEO, National Association of Wheat Growers

11:00-11:45 a.m.      2018 Farm Bill: What do Kansas farmers think?
                                        Interactive farmer survey session

11:45-Noon                Kansas Ag Committee Chairs
                                       Sen. Dan Kerschen (invited); Rep. Kyle Hoffman (invited)

12:00 p.m.                 Lunch and Keynote Speaker
                                        Joel Leftwich, Staff Director, U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee

1:30 p.m.                     Adjourn