Monday, Dec 3 Schedule

Monday, Dec 3 Schedule

7:30 am

  • Registration -- East Hallway
  • Benefit Silent Auction Items Accepted -- Konza Prairie
  • Book Sales
    • New! "Kansas Century Farms"
    • "Our Land, Our Lives" by John Schlageck
    • "Kailey's Ag Adventures"
  • Tradeshow -- East, West and South Hallways
    • We've got a great lineup of folks at the tradeshow.
    • Stop by the From the Land of Kansas booth where the first 50 shoppers will receive a special gift!

8:00 am

  • Kickoff General Session -- Ballrooms
    • Friends of Ag Awards
    • Natural Resources Awards
    • Photo Contest Winners
    • YF&R Awards
    • Membership Traveling Trophy
    • Partnership Award
    • Sponsored by 

9:15 am

  • Tradeshow Break
  • Benefit Silent Auction opens -- Konza Prairie
    • Bidding ends at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday
    • Proceeds benefit the KFB Foundation for Agriculture.
  • County Photos -- East Hallway
    • One Station

9:45 am -- Workshops Round 1

10:40 am

  • People's Choice Award Photo Contest Voting Ends
  • County Coordinators Training/Luncheon -- Train Depot
    • Sponsored by

10:40 am -- Workshops Round 2

11:40 am -- Open Discussion of Resolutions -- Alcove


  • Lunch in the Little Apple                   
    • Check your packet for information on the many great restaurants Manhattan has to offer.
  • Masters Luncheon -- Fairfield Inn, First Floor Cottonwood Room
  • YF&R Committee Luncheon -- Wahoo Fire & Ice
  • Resolutions Committee Luncheon -- Big Blue River / Fort Riley

1:30 pm

  • General Session -- Ballrooms
    • Awards for Excellence
    • New Horizon Awards
    • County Progress Awards
    • Leadership KFB Graduation
    • People's Choice Photo Winner
    • Keynote speaker: Rick McNary, Vice President of Private and Public Partnerships for The Outreach Program

Rick McNary is VP of Private and Public Partnerships for The Outreach Program, an international nonprofit which provides both short-term relief and long-term development opportunities for hungry people.

Rick is known for his efforts to feed the hungry. He serves on the Executive Board for the Alliance to End Hunger in Washington, D.C.

He is the author of “Hunger Bites: Bite Size Stories of Inspiration, Voices on the Prairie” and “The Cows of Hobson’s Pond – Mostly True Stories of Growing Up Kansas.” He writes monthly stories of farm and ranch families for Kansas Farm Bureau’s “Kansas Living” Magazine.

Rick and his wife, Christine, reside in Potwin, and have five children and five grandchildren. Rick is a graduate of Bethel College.

Sponsored by 

3 pm -- Workshops Round 3

3:50 pm

  • Tradeshow Break
  • County Photos -- East Hallway
    • One Station

4:15 pm -- Workshops Round 4

6:30 pm -- KFB Foundations Fundraiser