K-State plans ag lenders conferences
Kansas State University will hold its 2012 KSU Agricultural Lenders Conference on Oct. 9 in Garden City and Oct. 10 in Manhattan.
The program will be helpful to anyone in the Kansas financial community who is interested in learning about current agricultural topics. The Oct. 9 conference will be held at the K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center at 4500 E. Mary St. in Garden City. The Oct. 10 conference will take place at K-State's International Grains Program Conference Center at 1980 Kimball Ave. in Manhattan.
Both conferences begin with registration at 8:15 a.m. and the program at 9 a.m. Program topics to be presented by K-State Research and Extension agricultural economists include:
--2012 Grain Market Analysis and Outlook;
--Factors Affecting Lender Choice and Banking Strategies by Farmers;
--Impact of the 2012 Farm Bill on Kansas Farms;
--Land Prices During Periods of Rapid Change;
--Kansas Farm Management Association Update;
--Crop Insurance and the Farm Bill; and
--Beef Cattle Market for Outlook for 2012-2013.
The fee to attend the KSU Agricultural Lenders Conference is $85 if paid by Oct. 4, or $95 after that date or at the door. The fee includes conference materials and lunch. More information and online registration are available at www.agmanager.info/events/ag_lenders/2012/default.asp.