Full Summer Jubilee Tentative Agenda
State Board & Committee MeetingsJuly 26-29
The following groups of state leaders will meet to conduct organizational business and engage in planning and development of KFB programs and policy.
- KFB Board of Directors, July 26-27
- Campaign School, July 27-28 - this is a test run of a program KFB hopes to offer to members interested in elected office in the future. The trial run is open to KFB and VOTE FBF board members and KFB staff.
- VOTE FBF Board, July 28
- Membership & Promotions Committee, July 29-30
- Resolutions Committee, July 29-30
- Women's Leadership Committee, July 29-30
- Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee, July 29-30
Friday, July 30 | Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center, 410 S. 3rd St, Manhattan
The KFB Summer Summit was born with a goal of convening state committee members to enhance capacity and develop synergy between volunteers and programming. It has evolved to be a one-day event in the summer that allows any member to be part of the mid-year policy and organizational updates, leadership development sessions and statewide networking. This event is free and open to all members but registration is required.Register Here by July 20
*Note that those registering for the YF&R Conference can indicate their Summit Summer participation all on one form.
Hotel accommodations must be made by the individual/county association. Room blocks are available at the following locations:
|Hotel||Price (+tax)||Contact||Booking Deadline||Cancellation||Location|
|Hilton Garden Inn|
410 S. 3rd Street
|July 1||48 Hours Notice||Connected to Conference Center|
1212 Bluemont Ave.
Click "Group Login"
Group Code: JUB0721
|July 2||48 Hours Notice||7-10 minute drive to conference center; 1 block from Aggieville
|8:30-10:00 a.m.||Leaders' Summit
A general session with key industry information and organizational updates.
|Big Basin/Kaw Nation|
|10:15-11:15 a.m.||Ag & Rural Issue Workshops - Morning Session
|10:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.||Deep Dive Session: Ending Hunger
An interactive session that will help attendees learn about issues surrounding food insecurity, as well as how to use KFB Foundation for Agriculture grants to develop solutions in their communities.
|Ft. Riley/Big Blue River|
|11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.||Networking Lunch||Big Basin/Kaw Nation|
|12:45-1:45 p.m.||Ag & Rural Issue Workshops - Afternoon Session
|2:00-4:00 p.m.||AgLaunch Producer Interest Meeting
AgLaunch's Farmer Network moves ag innovation forward by giving producers a stake in the success of new technologies in exchange for testing the products and services on their farms. This is an informational meeting about how to get involved. Interested farmers will be required to go through a vetting process before joining the network.
|2:00-4:00 p.m.||Navigating Fake News
Fake News. Clickbait. Conspiracy Theories. In today's digital society, it's more important than ever for individuals to evaluate the credibility of information. This session will empower you to analyze critically and engage positively both online and in person.
|2:00-4:00 p.m.||Area Tours
||Buses Depart from the East Lobby on 3rd Street|
|4:00-5:00 p.m.||Shop Kansas Farms Showcase||South Foyer|
|5:15-6:45 p.m.||Farm Bureau Jubilee Reception & Big Tent Reunion Tour
An evening of food and fellowship to reconnect after a challenging 2020. Your summit registration will include the Big Tent Reunion RSVP.
|Liquid Art Winery & Estate
1745 Wildcat Creek Road, Manhattan
Complimentary buses will loop between the Hilton and Liquid Art from 5:00-9:15 p.m.
Big Tent ReunionFriday, July 30 | Liquid Art Winery & Estate, 1745 Wildcat Creek Road, Manhattan
This summer Kansas Farm Bureau will be hosting gatherings across the state to reconnect after a challenging 2020. Plan on joining us for food and fellowship with Farm Bureau members in the greater Manhattan area on July 30 from 5:15-6:45 p.m. at Liquid Art Winery & Estate.
If you're registering for Summer Summit or the YF&R Conference, your registration for that event will tell us if you're attending. Anyone who plans to attend the Big Tent Reunion only should RSVP here.
YF&R Leaders ConferenceFriday, July 30 | Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center, 410 S. 3rd St, Manhattan
Join young men and women from across the state at the 2021 Young Farmers & Ranchers Leaders Conference on July 30-31. The event will focus on connecting you with practical tools and resources to add value to your daily work, expanding your peer and professional network and providing encouragement and motivation to keep pushing forward in a tough time for agriculture. Regardless of the crops you grow, animals you raise or off-farm role you play, this conference has something for all young people connected to agriculture and will empower attendees to return home with the tools and knowledge to make positive changes for their farms, families and communities.
This conference is planned with KFB farmer/rancher and collegiate members who are 18-35 in mind, but all individuals who find the content valuable, regardless of membership, age or profession are welcome to register and attend.
For more information and to register click here.