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Day at the Statehouse

Day at the Statehouse

Thursday, February 7    Capitol Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, Topeka

Join Kansas Farm Bureau members from across the state in Topeka for Day at the Statehouse (DAS). This is your opportunity to learn about current legislative issues, advocate policy with lawmakers and participate in valuable conversations as we strive to be the Voice of Agriculture. Participants must register for the event.

What to Expect:

  • Hear from and interact with elected officials
  • Learn the most up-to-date information in agriculture policy
  • Connect with other informed and engaged Farm Bureau members
  • Learn about Farm Bureau's involvement in policy and politics
  • Get the Kansas Capitol experience
  • Take photos with your elected officials

Agenda

6:30-7 a.m.

DAS Registration

7 a.m.

Legislative Breakfast with elected leaders

8:30 a.m.

Breakout Session 1 and 2 (happening concurrently)

1) GMD Discussion

2) TBD

9:15 a.m.

Breakout Session 3 and 4 (happening concurrently)

3) KS Press Association Workshop

4) KDA - Secretary of Agriculture Mike Beam

10:15 a.m.

Issue briefing, KFB Lobby Team

11:30 a.m.

Bus to Capitol

12-1:30 p.m.

Lunch at Capitol with legislators or scheduled meetings with legislators (please reach out to your local legislators at least a week in advance to schedule a meeting appointment)

2 p.m.KFB 100-year reception (1st floor Rotunda)
1:30 & 3:30 p.m.

House and Senate Committee hearings at Capitol

4 p.m.

Adjourn - Final bus back to Capitol Plaza Hotel

Agenda items are subject to change. 

Registration

There is a $35 registration fee to attend Day at the Statehouse(DAS). Registration includes the 7 a.m. legislative breakfast and lunch at the Capitol. Hotel accommodations and registration fee are the responsibility of the person/county attending. Click here to register! Registration deadline: January 11.

Hotel

The morning meeting rooms will be located at the Capitol Plaza Hotel & Convention Center (1717 SW Topeka Blvd). To make hotel accommodations, click here (no group code required). Or, call the hotel directly at (785) 431-7200. Please mention you are part of Kansas Farm Bureau - Day at the Statehouse Meeting or use the group code FARMB. Registration deadline: January 11.

Share Your Experience!

Follow along and contribute to sharing KFB’s Day at the Statehouse on Twitter and you could win a $50 Amazon gift card! Post a photo of yourself with your representative or senator using #KFBAdvocacy and #ksleg and you’ll be entered to win. (Accounts must be public to participate)

Resources

Contact Cory Saunders, 785-587-6122 or saundersc@kfb.org, for more information.