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Farm Bill Meetings: A Series in Kansas
A series of meetings across the
state by Dr. Art Barnaby to discuss the new farm bill, passed by Congress
and signed by President Obama in February.
Planning for Farm and Ranch Succession
One-day succession planning
conferences designed to educate and support farm and ranch families
preparing for the future of the enterprise.
Dates/Locations: January 10, 2015 - Pratt; January 16,
2015 - Manhattan; January 17, 2015 - Emporia; March 3, 2015 - Hays;
March19 - Iola
The format of the 2015 Winter
Ranch Management Seminar Series is a face-to-face meeting with a series of
short presentations focused on replacement heifer selection, management and
breeding and a ‘Town Hall’ Question and Answer session where producers can
ask their questions to local/district and state extension specialists.
Producers are encouraged to bring their questions on cow/calf animal health,
nutrition, genetics, reproduction and management to the session! Please RSVP
to your selected location contacts by close of business the Friday before
the event. 40 RSVP’d attendees required for each location. Locations with
fewer than 40 confirmed attendees may be cancelled. Registration fees and
payment forms may vary by site. Contact your local host contact for
registration/RSVP details. Meal is included in the registration fee. Online
updates to the Seminar information can be found on the Animal Sciences
website at: http://ksubeef.org.
Hosting Locations: LaCrosse,
Mound City, Hill City, Beloit, Herington, Wamego, Overbrook.
This page notes various extension
meetings occurring in Kansas, hosted by local county agents.
Women In Agriculture
- This one-day workshop provides
hands-on Excel training. The workshops will use laptop computers to allow
participants to create their own spreadsheets.
K--State’s annual Agricultural
Lenders Conferences are designed to provide the Kansas financial community
with updates on current agricultural topics.
2014 Kansas Insurance Workshop
2014 CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
insurance agents, agricultural lenders, marketing consultants, and other
farm/ranch consultants will help their clients make more profitable risk
management decisions. Farmers and ranchers will apply the information to their
How might varying regional pasture
conditions impact herd development and cattle movement? What is the broad
economic outlook for cow-calf, stocker and feedlot operators? What insights
can ranchers and processors glean from USDA’s July Cattle Inventory Report?
Register today to dive deep into the numbers, as Dr. Glynn Tonsor, livestock
economist at Kansas State University, tackles these and other issues that
affect stakeholders throughout the beef and cattle industry.
2014 Kansas Income Tax Institute
- Now in its 66th year, the
Kansas Income Tax Institute provides relevant information in time for the
tax season as well as continuing education credit for those in associated
Farm Transition/Succession Meetings
- These meetings are varied in
content and format, providing information on transitioning farm businesses
to next generation or new ownership.
workshops introduce producers to an integrated marketing/production
management approach that combines both crop insurance and alternative marketing techniques.
MAST (Management Analysis & Strategic
MAST combines new information and
decision making tools with online distance learning to develop management
skills in agricultural producers. By learning farm management tools and
their applications, participants are equipped to cast a vision for their
businesses and handle the challenges of the changing landscape of
Ag Profitability Conferences
presenting agricultural economics information to producers. Each conference
is sponsored by county extension services. Most conferences take place
between December to February.
Farm Bill Update Webinar
A webinar on October 2 by Dr. Art Barnaby
and Dr. Mykel Taylor to discuss the 2014 farm bill and the OSU-KSU decision
- This series of day-long
workshops is being offered throughout Kansas to help landlords and tenants
manage the risk associated with rental arrangements.
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