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KFB Summer Summit

KFB Summer Summit

July 31-August 3, 2019    Garden City 

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The KFB Summer Summit is an opportunity for several state committees to meet individually and collectively to:

  • conduct planning and development of KFB programs and policy
  • enhance the capacity of local and state leaders
  • develop synergy between volunteer leaders and groups serving Farm Bureau members

In addition to the individual committee meetings, a one-day session will take place from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Friday, August 2 including local ag tours, a general session and a variety of workshop opportunities. While members of certain state committee (M&P, RC, WLC, YF&R) are expected to participate, all Farm Bureau members are invited to attend the Friday events.

Agenda

Wednesday, July 31

Time

Event

Location

 1:00 PM

Resolutions Committee Meeting

 Hampton Inn
Thursday, August 1
 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Resolutions Committee Meeting

 Hampton Inn
 12:00-5:00 PM

Leadership KFB

 
 1:00-5:00 PM

Membership & Promotions Committee Meeting

 Sleep Inn
 1:00-5:00 PM

Women's Leadership Committee Meeting

 Sleep Inn
 5:30-7:30 PM

Centennial Social & Dinner

A networking and celebration event for members of the KFB Board of Directors, Leadership KFB, and the Resolutions, M&P, Women's Leadership, and YF&R Committees.

Southstar Barn

10025 S Sandhill Road

Friday, August 2 - OPEN TO ALL FARM BUREAU MEMBERS
 8:00-11:15 AM

Area Tours

Transportation is not provided. Attendees are encouraged to carpool from hotels.

  • Tour One: Dairy Farmers of America Plant, Conestoga Energy & Windriver Grain
  • Tour Two: Pioneer Hi-Bred International & Garden City Community College Meats Lab
  • Tour Three: Brookover Feed Yards, Inc. & Sandsage Bison Range
  • Tour Four: Tyson Beef Processing & A Potato Farm
 
 11:30 AM-1:00 PM

Lunch & General Session

An update on KFB Health Plans and a conversation about the current ag economy with representatives from Farm Credit, the Kansas Bankers Association and the Farm Service Agency.

 Clarion Inn & Conference Center
 1:15-2:00 PM

Breakout Sessions: Round 1

  • Trade
  • Farm Bill
  • Secure Food Supply
  • Informed Voting
  • County Event Planning & Promotion
 Clarion Inn & Sleep Inn
 2:00-2:15 PM

Break

 
 2:15-3:00 PM

Breakout Sessions: Round 2

  • Hemp Regulations
  • Legal Foundation Update
  • Mental Health in Rural Communities
  • Staying Engaged After Your Volunteer Term Ends
 Clarion Inn & Sleep Inn
 3:00-9:00 PM

Leadership KFB

 
 3:00-9:00 PM

YF&R Committee Meeting & Dinner

 Heritage Inn
Saturday, August 3
 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

 Leadership KFB

 Hampton Inn
 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

 YF&R Committee Meeting

 Heritage Inn

*Agenda items are subject to change.

 

Registration

This event is free of charge for Farm Bureau members, but all those planning to attend must register to ensure the right counts for tours and meals. All committee members must register by July 5 to secure lodging. Registration for all others will be open until July 15. Register here.

 

Lodging

Lodging is provided for the following groups will be arranged by KFB based on information provided on the registration form. All others planning to attend the Friday sessions are responsible for any necessary lodging on their own.

  • KFB Board of Directors - Various Hotels
  • Leadership KFB – Hampton Inn, 2505 Crestway Drive
  • Membership & Promotions Committee – Sleep Inn, 1931 East Kansas Plaza
  • Resolutions Committee – Hampton Inn, 2505 Crestway Drive
  • Women’s Leadership Committee – Sleep Inn, 1931 East Kansas Plaza
  • YF&R Committee – Heritage Inn – 1212 Lareu Street

 

Questions?

Contact Edie Doane at 785-587-6102 or  doanee@kfb.org  for more information.

 

Click here to register online.