February 8, 2023
K-State Research and Extension will be offering a free one-day Soybean School on Feb. 22 at Great Plains Manufacturing, 1525 E. North St. in Salina, Kan. The school will kick-off first thing in the morning and conclude in the midafternoon. A detailed agenda with times and speakers will be available online. Lunch will be provided by the Kansas Soybean Commission.
This event will provide in-depth training targeted at soybean producers and key-stakeholders. Some topics that will be covered include crop production practices, a soybean breeding update, Kansas Mesonet tools, insect and disease management, and a market outlook.
For more information, contact Ignacio Ciampitti at [email protected], or Jay Wisbey at [email protected].
2023 KLA Young Stockmen’s Academy announced
The 2023 Kansas Livestock Association Young Stockmen’s Academy class will again be made up of 20 young producers from across the state. Merck Animal Health remains the exclusive sponsor of the program.
Each year, YSA consists of four seminars that expose members to the importance of KLA’s voice in the legislative process; producers’ responsibility as agricultural advocates; the need for progressive livestock operations; and how other industry segments, including animal health suppliers and agribusinesses, fit into the food supply chain. The class also will participate in KLA’s policy-making process. The first meeting will be Feb. 14 and 15 in Topeka, Kan.
Members of the 2023 KLA YSA class are Jack Adams, Plains; Erica Auchard, Cimarron; Cole Baumgartner, Westmoreland; Tara Jo Bina, Halstead; Eric Blythe, White City; Allison Castilleja, Satanta; Emily Grund, Wamego; Logan Hoobler, Perry; Cody Howell, Chanute; Cooper Imthurn, Maple Hill; Kyler Jost, Spring Hill; Arlan Newby, Haven; Garret Otter, Almena; Cole Renner, Monument; Garret Smith, Great Bend; Leslie Smith, Ashland; Bubba Sullivan, Sublette; Brody Thayer, La Cygne; Jose Woolfolk, Hugoton; and Jay Ziegelmeier, Hays.
Kansas Agri-Women member named to national board
Kansas Agri-Women member Jean Goslin of Dwight, Kan., was elected vice president of education for the American Agri-Women at its 48th national convention in Bozeman, Mont. Goslin will serve a two-year term.
Since 1974, AAW has promoted the welfare of the national security of the U.S. through a safe and reliable food, fiber and energy supply. Members educate consumers, advocate for agriculture, and offer networking and professional development opportunities.
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