Washington, D.C. - Aug 9-11, 2017
The USDA Reports Trip is a three-day excursion tracing the development and release of USDA Crop Reports. Participants will hear from both Kansas and National Agricultural Statistics Service personnel; then fly 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.
For more information, contact Mark Nelson at 785-587-6103
Tour the Carolinas - Sept 25-29, 2017
See the many facets of southern agriculture when you tour North and South Carolina. Stops include the Port of Charleston, tobacco, peanut, cotton, a vegetable packing shed, speciality crop farms and historical stops.
Registration will be approximately $2,000 per person. For more information, call Nancy Brown at 785-587-6111.
Ireland - June 17-28, 2018
Join us on a 10-day trip across the pond as we learn about agriculture in Ireland, Scotland and England. Stops include visits to dairy, cattle, horse, sheep and crop farms. One day will be spent at Britain’s premier agricultural event, the Royal Highland Show, where you will see farm exhibits and livestock. Time will also be set aside for sightseeing, including gardens, castles, and of course, London.
Estimated rates are $2,850* for single occupancy and $5,700* for double. These fees cover in-country logistics, hotel rooms (3-4 star where available), ferry transportation, and most meals for double occupancy.
Additional expenses will include:
*These are based on current estimates and exchange rates. The final cost will depend on the number of travelers.