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Kansas State University will host meetings in 10 locations throughout the state to update agricultural producers and related businesses on the latest Farm Bill. Download this photo.

Farm Bill meetings planned in August, September

Sessions will focus on decisions to consider, tools to help

August 7, 2019

MANHATTAN, Kan. – With every new farm bill come new decisions for farmers to make that can have lasting implications for their businesses. The most recent legislation is no exception.

To help agricultural producers determine the best course of action, Kansas State University’s Department of Agricultural Economics will host 10 Farm Bill meetings around the state, starting in late August.

The meetings will cover commodity programs, including the economics of the Agriculture Risk Coverage/Price Loss Coverage (ARC/PLC) programs, Supplemental Coverage Option and a new decision tool available for producers.

K-State Research and Extension agricultural economists, extension agents, USDA Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service representatives will provide a big picture perspective, as well as a more local view for each area.

Dates and locations include:

-   Mon., Aug. 26 – Hill City – 1-4:30 p.m. CDT – Graham County Fairgrounds

-   Tues., Aug. 27 – Goodland – 8:30 a.m.-noon MDT – Elks Lodge

-   Tues., Aug. 27 – Leoti – 2:30-6 p.m. CDT – Wichita County Fairgrounds

-   Wed., Aug. 28 – Plains – 10:00 a.m.-3 p.m. CDT – Plains Community Building

-   Thurs., Aug. 29 – Great Bend – 8:30 a.m.–noon CDT – Great Bend Events Center

-   Fri., Aug. 30 – Wichita – 8:30 a.m.–noon CDT – Sedgwick County Extension Office

-   Tues., Sept. 3 – Parsons – 1–4:30 p.m. CDT – SE Area Research and Extension Center

-   Wed., Sept. 4 – Ottawa – 8:30 a.m.–noon CDT – Franklin County Fairgrounds

-   Thurs., Sept. 5 – Seneca – 1–4:30 p.m. CDT – Nemaha County Community Center

-   Tues., Sept. 10 – Concordia – 1–4:30 p.m. CDT – Cloud County Fairgrounds


More information and registration is available online or by contacting Rich Llewelyn at 785-532-1504 or rvl@ksu.edu.

At a glance

Kansas State University will host 10 Farm Bill educational sessions around the state in late August and September.


K-State 2019 Farm Bill Meetings


Rich Llewelyn

Written by

Mary Lou Peter
913-856-2335, Ext. 130


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