Ag News -
Monday, 28 January 2013 08:34
A K-State Ag
Profitability Conference, aimed to help producers manage 21st century
challenges in their operations, will be 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at
the Saline County 4-H Building in Kenwood Park.
Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m.
The Saline and Ottawa County Farm
Bureau associations are sponsoring the noon lunch. There is no cost for
the conference, which is hosted by the Central Kansas Extension
Reservations are requested by Feb. 5 to help organizers
plan for the meal. Call the Salina office at 309-5850 or the Minneapolis
office at (785) 392-2147.
Topics and speakers from the K-State
Agricultural Economics Department include: "Profitability Drivers and
Global Position Impacts on the U.S. Beef Industry's Future" by Glynn
Tonsor; "Crop Profitability Outlook for 2013" by Troy Dumler; "Bringing
the Next Generation to the Farm: Do we have
what we need to do what we want?" by Kevin Herbel; and "Land Prices
During Periods of Rapid Change" by Bryan Schurle.