The Risk and Profit Conference, to be held August 16-17, 2012 at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan, Kansas, is designed to give agricultural producers and affiliated businesses a competitive edge in their operations. Presentations on farm management, technology, marketing, and policy issues in agriculture are scheduled by the Department of Agricultural Economics faculty and specialists.
The conference will begin Thursday, August 16 with a trade show of displays and information by vendors specializing in goods and services for producers and agribusinesses, followed by the first keynote speaker at lunch on Thursday. Breakout sessions will take place in the afternoon with another general session in the evening.
After breakfast is Friday morning’s general session. Breakout sessions with numerous contemporary and relevant topics will take place on Friday morning and Friday afternoon. Attendees may choose up to eight of these sessions. The conference concludes at 3:30 pm on Friday afternoon. Each year, the conference includes extension livestock marketing specialist Glynn Tonsor who will share his Livestock Outlook, and grain marketing specialist Dan O’Brien, who will offer his Grain Outlook.
Registration information is available at the following web address: 2012 KSU Ag Econ Risk & Profit Conference
For more information, contact Rich Llewelyn at the phone or email below:
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