Ag News -
Thursday, 03 January 2013 08:44
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The fate of the Farm Bill after its one-year extension by Congress will be examined this month at a gathering of the major farm commodity groups in Kansas.
annual Kansas Commodity Classic takes place Jan. 16 at the Hilton
Garden Inn in Manhattan. The event brings together the state's corn,
wheat and grain sorghum industry groups.
Sessions include an
overview of trends in grain markets and a discussion of the weather
outlook. A panel of academic and industry leaders is also expected to
discuss research and technology advances in the major Kansas grain
Kansas State University professor emeritus Barry
Flinchbaugh will talk about congressional activities. Tours of the
university's Grain Science and Industry Complex will also be offered.