Kansas Commodity Classic 2018

January 26, 2018


The Kansas Commodity Classic will be held on January 26, 2018, in Manhattan, Kansas. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.

Tentative Agenda

8:30-9:00 a.m.

9:00-9:15 a.m.           
Welcome: KCGA, KAWG and KGSPA Executive Directors

9:15-9:45 a.m.
Washington Issues Update: U.S. Senator Jerry Moran

9:45-10:30 a.m.       
Markets Update: Arlan Suderman, Chief Commodities Economist for INTL FCStone

10:30-10:50 a.m.
Networking Break: An opportunity to visit with sponsors and growers from across Kansas

10:50-11:30 a.m.      
Trade Speaker/Panel: Molly O’Connor, Biotech, Food and Trade Policy Advisor, National Association of Wheat Growers & Mike Dwyer, Chief Economist, U.S. Grains Council

Agriculture and Farm Bill Update from the U.S. Senate Ag Committee Chairman U.S. Senator Pat Roberts

Lunch and Keynote Speaker: K-State Professor Emeritus Barry Flinchbaugh

1:45 p.m.                    


Thank you to these event sponsors: Kansas Department of Agriculture, Farm Credit Associations of Kansas, Monsanto, Syngenta, Shield Ag Equipment, AgriGold and Perten Instruments, Inc. / Fairbanks Scales, Inc.

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

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