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Monday, 16 August 2010 09:29
My primary job is to make farmers more profitable through educational efforts.
Once again this year, K-State Research & Extension has a conference planned to do exactly that and I would be glad to take a van load of people to it.
The dates for the 2010 Risk & Profit Conference & Trade Show are August 19-20, 2010, at the K-State Alumni Center.
Keynote speaker at noon on Thursday is Sara Wyant, President of Agri-Pulse Communications in Washington, D.C. with a topic of "The Washington Update: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly". Thursday evening will include an interview with Jay Armstrong, a fourth generation farmer in Atchison County, and the president of Armstrong Global, an importing and equipment leasing company located near Muscotah, KS.
There are 24 breakout session topics and you are able to choose up to eight of those to attend. Just to name a few of these are: Flexible Cash Rents, Cap & Trade Legislation and Agriculture, Farming - The Next Generation, Impacts of Animal Welfare Changes, the Efficiency of No-Till, Machinery Costs and Efficiency of Field Size and Shape, Analyzing Calf Market Price Incentives at Video Auctions, and several sessions on bio-fuels and distillers grains.
Pre-registration of $210 per person is due by August 13. Additional registrations can be obtained at $190 per business operation if payed with one check.
The full registration after August 13 is $230.
Like last year, we are able to accept credit cards. However, if you have more than one person attending and wish to obtain the discount for additional members, you will need to send a check.
We have registration forms available at our office. You can also go on-line at http://www.agmanager.info/events/risk_profit/2010 for registration information. If
you would like to ride and/or share hotel accommodations, give me a call.