Kansas Commodity Classic

February 8, 2017


The Kansas Commodity Classic will be held on February 8, 2017 in Manhattan, Kansas. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

The annual convention of the Kansas Corn, Grain Sorghum and Wheat associations

At the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, 530 Richards Drive, Manhattan, KS


2017 Kansas Commodity Classic
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Four Points by Sheraton Hotel
Manhattan, Kansas

8:30-9:00 Check-in

9:00-9:45 a.m. Market Update
Matt Hines, Lowen and Associates

9:45 a.m. Break

10:00-11:00 a.m. 2018 Farm Bill Policy, Strategy & Planning
Jon Doggett, Executive Vice President, National Corn Growers Association
Daniel Atkisson, Vice Chairman, National Sorghum Producers Association
Chandler Goule, CEO, National Association of Wheat Growers

11:00-11:45 a.m. 2018 Farm Bill: What do Kansas farmers think?
Interactive farmer survey session

11:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Kansas Ag Committee Chairs
Senator Dan Kerschen
Representative Kyle Hoffman

12:15 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Joel Leftwich, Staff Director, U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee

1:30 p.m.  Adjourn


The 2017 Kansas Commodity Classic is hosted by Kansas Corn, Kansas Grain Sorghum, and Kansas Wheat.

Thank you to our gracious sponsors:

  • Platinum Sponsors:
    • Monsanto
    • Syngenta
  • Gold Sponsors:
    • Daniels Ag Marketing
    • Kansas Department of Agriculture
  • Silver Sponsors:
    • Central Valley Ag Cooperative
    • BNSF Railway
  • Bronze Sponsors:
    • Aurora Cooperative