2020 Kansas Corn Symposium

Jan. 23, 2020  |  K-State Alumni Center, 1720 Anderson Ave., Manhattan

The third annual Kansas Corn Symposium brings together farmers and industry professionals to celebrate another year of Kansas Corn production with the 2020 theme, We Are Kansas Corn, we’ll take a look at our  investments to move the industry forward, provide STEM education tools to Kansas classrooms, grow ethanol demand across the state and invest in research build profitabiity and discover innovative new uses of corn. Plan on staying for the Kansas Commodity Classic the next day. Hotel information is below.

Kansas Corn Symposium Agenda


1:30 p.m.            Kansas Corn Growers Association Annual Meeting

3:00 p.m.            Mexico Panel: Inside look at No. 1 Export Market for Corn in All Forms

        • Alfonso Navarro Bernachi. Head Consul, Consulate of Mexico in Kansas City
        • Stephan Wittig, Director, US Grains Council Mexico City office
        • Gerardo Rodriguez, US Meat Export Federation Director of Trade Development for Mexico and Central America

4:15 p.m.             Break

4:30 p.m.            Kansas Corn Program Update

        • Corn Corps Class 3 Recognition
        • Corn Yield Contest Winner Recognition
        • Kansas Corn STEM Update
        • Fueled by Kansas Update

6:00 p.m.            Happy Hour Reception with Researchers

7:00 p.m.            Kansas Corn Banquet

Keynote Speaker
Naomi Blohm, Senior Market Advisor Total Farm Marketing by Stewart-Peterson, “Corn in All Forms: Outlook as we enter a new decade”

          • Corn on Campus Recognition
          • Corn Impact Award Winner
          • Corn Challenge Chart Toppers and We Are Kansas Corn Drive to 155 Winners Drawing

8:30 p.m.            Corn Symposium Social (Sponsored by MillerCoors)

Risk Management Workshop Prior to Kansas Corn Symposium

Kansas Corn’s Risk Management Workshop to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be focused on helping farmers refine their grain marketing skills and evaluate risk management tools. The workshop’s goal is to enable farmers with tools and action steps to make positive changes in their operations to help with risk management during these difficult times in production agriculture. This workshop is being held before the Kansas Corn Symposium–we hope you’ll participate in both! Learn more about the Risk Management Workshop here.


Hotel Information

If you would like a room for the evening of January 22 or January 23, we have a room block at the Holiday Inn on Campus, just across the street from the K-State Alumni Center where the Corn Symposium and Risk Management Workshop are being held. Rooms are paid for by those who book and are $115 per night. To book a room:

Call Hotel directly at (785) 539-7531 or call Holiday Inn at (888) Holiday
www.holidayinn.com/universityks  The Group Code is KAN

Register to Attend the 2020 Kansas Corn Symposium

Photos from the 2019 Kansas Corn Symposium