Kansas Agricultural Growth Summit 2017

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Please join us for the second annual Kansas Governor’s Summit on Agricultural Growth on Thursday, August 24, from 8:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the Manhattan Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn in Manhattan. This year’s Summit will also include an evening social event on Wednesday, August 23, starting at 6:00 p.m. at the Stanley Stout Center on the north side of the K-State campus.

To register, please click on the link below. Feel free to forward this information to others who may be interested. Please click here to complete the registration form by Thursday, August 10th to guarantee lunch at the Summit and/or dinner at the social event the night before. 

A block of rooms is available at the Hilton Garden Inn until Monday, July 24th. Please contact the hotel at (785) 532-9116 and reference Kansas Department of Agriculture to reserve a room.

If you have questions regarding the Summit,  please email Taylor Fry at Taylor.Fry@ks.gov or call 785-564-6700.

Wednesday Evening Social:

At the Stanley Stout Center, K-State campus

6:00 Social Hour

7:00 Dinner

Thursday Summit Agenda:



8:00 – 8:30

Registration, Networking

8:30 – 9:00

Welcome Session

9:05 – 10:00

Sector Breakouts: All 19 sectors will be included in one of the three morning breakout sessions. Detailed schedule to come in August.

10:05 – 11:00

Sector Breakouts

11:05 – 12:00

Sector Breakouts

12:00 – 1:25


Panel Discussion: Growth following disaster recovery

1:30 – 2:30

Crossover Breakout Session: industry-wide topics that affect all agricultural sectors

2:35 – 3:00

Wrap-Up Session