KSU Ag Profitability Conference set for Garden City Feb. 27
The current roller coaster economy is making it harder than ever to plan for a profitable future. To help Kansas agricultural producers keep informed of trends, opportunities and challenges, Kansas State University Research and Extension will host an Ag Profitability Conference in Garden City on Feb. 27.
The southwest area conference is hosted by the Extension offices or Finney, Wichita, Scott and Kearny counties. Registration at 8:30 a.m., followed with the program beginning with Troy Dumler, SW Extension Ag Economist discussing "The 2008 Farm Bill." Followed by a team of Ag Economist from the K-State Campus: "Grain Outlook," Mike Woolverton; "SURE (Disaster Aid)," Art Barnaby, "Labor Efficiency Differences Among Farms," Michael Langemeier; "Managing Risk Using AgManager.info and the Internet," Rich Llewelyn; "Land Ownership: Should We Keep Buying?," Terry Kastens and "Western Kansas Crop Land Leasing Arrangements in 2009." Dan O'Brien.
The meeting will be held at the K-State SW Research-Extension Center, 4500 E. Mary St. in Garden City. Lunch will be provided by Farm Credit of Southwest Kansas. A $10 registration fee for materials and handouts are due by Feb. 20 to the Finney County Extension office, 620-272-3670, or for more detailed information and registration and the topics to be covered is available on the Web at www.agmanager.info/events/ or by calling 785-532-1504. This meeting will also serve as the farm bill meeting that the FSA and Extension will be conducting for Finney County.
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