2019 USDA Reports Trip - August 10-13, 2019
The USDA Reports Trip to Washington DC is a three-day excursion tracing the development and release of USDA Crop Reports. Participants will not only hear from Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service statisticians regarding survey methods and data collection processes but also National Agricultural Statistics Service personnel who will explain how state data is compiled and national estimates are made. The trip is highlighted by a flight to Washington D.C. where the group will have the opportunity to observe the August, “USDA Lock Up," and monthly report to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture regarding U.S. crop production, and world supply and demand.
Registration fees are $650 for a single person and $950 for two people sharing hotel rooms.
For more information, contact Mark Nelson at 785-587-6103
Your registration fee entitles you to a one-night stay in Kansas City, a round-trip flight to Washington DC, two night’s stay in Washington DC, and three group meals as provided by Kansas Farm Bureau. Additional costs to participants include transportation to and from Kansas City, any additional nights stayed in Washington DC, along with other meals and any other miscellaneous travel expenses such as taxis or subways.
Alaska Interior Bus Trip - Sept. 1-10, 2019
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Alaskan interior with stops in Anchorage, Kenai Fjords National Park, Wasilla, Denali National Park and Fairbanks. While there, we’ll visit the Alaskan state fair and learn about unique Alaskan agriculture including Birch syrup and Alaskan Musk Ox.
Registration may be up to $4,200 per person for double occupancy and $5,500 for single.
Airfare and incidentals are not included in the registration.
To ensure your spot, you can register here and pay your $500/person deposit.