Livestock and grain producers will have the opportunity to learn about marketing and legislative issues at a Kansas National Farmers Organization state meeting to be held in Mayetta (Jackson county) on Aug. 8.
Pete Lorenz, Kansas NFO grain marketing specialist, will present a grain marketing update. Kenny Schlottach will discuss livestock marketing. Donn Teske, Kansas Farmers Union, will conduct a legislative issues discussion, and there will be a presentation from the Kansas Cattlemen’s Association and Perry Garner, NFO Media specialist, will discuss social media usage for agricultural producers. Kelly Lenz, WIBW is the evening dinner speaker.
The meeting will be held at the Prairie Band Casino Resort and will start with a morning business session at 10 a.m. (Registration opens at 9 a.m.) The legislative and marketing presentations will start at 1 p.m. There is no charge for the registration and there will be a complimentary noon luncheon and evening dinner at 6:30 p.m.
Reservations must be made by Aug. 1 by calling Pete Lorenz at 785-738-2113, Ruben Zeller at 785-845-7587, Gene or Darlene Ferguson at 620-328-2951, or Therese Seiler at 316-796-0606; you may also email Greg Stephens at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kansas NFO is a general farm organization that offers producers the opportunity to create individualized marketing plans in local units with other grain and livestock producers for more price leverage.
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