The Kansas State University (KSU) Risk and Profit Conference is planned for Aug. 14-15 at the KSU Alumni Center in Manhattan, KS.

Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank Senior Economist Jason Henderson will open the noon program Aug. 14 with the federal view of the economy. KSU agricultural economist Troy Dumler will discuss the new farm bill and how it will affect Kansas farmers.

The conference will also feature a livestock and grain outlook session with KSU livestock and marketing economists James Mintert and Mike Woolverton at the Aug. 15 breakfast.

Participants will be able to choose up to eight from a total of 19 breakout sessions during the conference including discussion of global supply and demand, feeding the world, evaluating traditional risk management tools, the future of raising livestock, managing corn prices, credit scores, climate changes and more.

Learn more about the program on the Web: or by contacting Rich Llewelyn at (785) 532-1504 or

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