The Kansas State University (KSU) Agricultural Lenders Conferences are set for the eastern and western parts of the state this fall.

The first conference is Oct. 1 at KSU’s Southwest Research and Extension Center in Garden City. The second conference is Oct. 8 in KSU’s International Grains Program Conference Center in Manhattan.

Registration costs $80 in advance or $90 at the door.

The schedule is the same for both locations with registration at 8 a.m. followed by the program at 8:55 a.m.

The program covers the livestock outlook for 2008-09; the grain outlook for 2008-09; crop rental agreements in a new risk era; commodity program decisions in the 2008 farm bill; and crop insurance changes and disaster aid.

For more information, contact Rich Llewelyn in KSU’s Department of Agricultural Economics at or 785-532-1504 or log onto the Web at