Farm and Ranch Transition Conferences



March 6th, 2024 Garden City

March 7th, 2024 Great Bend

March 8th, 2024 Manhattan


Featuring Keynote Speaker Shannon Ferrell, professor and agricultural law specialist at Oklahoma State University

Join Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics' Office of Farm and Ranch Transition for a conference to help prepare for the transition to the next generation. This conference is for any farm family in any stage of planning for a transition. 


Please register by March 1st, 2024


2024 Conference Schedule:

8:00 - 9:00 AM
Registration Opens & Visit Vendors
9:00 - 10:15 AM
Shannon Ferrell - Keynote Presentation
10:15 - 10:30 AM
10:30 - 11:30 AM
Shannon Ferrell - Keynote Presentation
11:30 - 12:00 PM
Farm Service Agency - CRP-TIP Program
12:00 - 12:45 PM
12:45 - 1:00 PM
Resources Available from K-State
1:00 - 1:50 PM
Accountants in Transition Planning
1:50 - 2:10 PM
2:10 - 3:00 PM
Attorneys in Transition Planning
3:00 PM
Dates & Location

Garden City

Clarion Inn
1911 E Kansas Ave.
Garden City , KS  67846

Garden City Room Block at the Clarion Inn available for March 5th and March 6th.  The rate is $107 a night plus tax. To book, please call (620)275-7471 and tell them you are attending KSU Farm and Ranch Transition Conferences.  You have until February 21st to book that rate.

Great Bend

Great Bend Convention Center
3111 10th St.
Great Bend , KS  67530


Hilton Garden Inn
410 S. 3rd St.
Manhattan , KS  66502

Manhattan Room Block at the Hilton Garden Inn available for March 7th.
The web address is:

The special room rate of $114 + tax is available until Friday, Feb 9, 2024,  or until the room block is sold out- whichever comes first.  

Reservation Details: 
Code: 90M
MAR 7-8, 2024

Kansas State University is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. If you have special requirements due to a physical, vision, or hearing disability, contact Robin Reid, (785) 532-0964 or Director of Affirmative Action, Kansas State University, (TTY) 785.532.4807. K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension Work, Acts of May 8 and June 30,1914, as amended. Kansas State University, County Extension Councils, Extension Districts, and United States Department of Agriculture Cooperating, J. Ernie Minton, Director.

This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, under agreement number FSA23CPT0013658.

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