Upcoming events, workshops, and conferences.

Protecting America's Agricultural Markets: An Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Center for Risk Management Education and Research at Kansas State University will jointly host, “Protecting America’s Agricultural Markets: An Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference,” on April 5 – 6, 2018, in Overland Park, Kansas.

April 5 - 6, 2018
Overland Park

Dr. Mykel Taylor will present her analysis of Kansas land values. The webinar will cover current land value trends in Kansas and include a discussion on the state of the Kansas farm economy. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Dr. Taylor questions and hear what other participants are thinking about land values in their area. Registration limited to 300.

April 25, 2018

Washburn University School of Law presents the two-day seminar "Farm and Ranch Income Tax/Estate and Business Planning Seminar" on Thursday, June 7 and Friday, June 8, 2018 at Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. This program is appropriate for agribusiness professionals, attorneys, certified public accountants, enrolled agents, and tax practitioners

This program may be attended either in person or online. In-person attendance is limited to 100 individuals.

June 7 - 8, 2018
See 2017 presentations HERE

An annual conference hosted by the Department of Agricultural Economics that provides an opportunity for key agricultural decision makers to interact with each other and with faculty on important topics in agriculture.

Questions? Rich Llewelyn at or 785.532.1504.

August 16 - 17, 2018

K-State’s annual Agricultural Lenders Conferences are designed to provide the Kansas financial community with updates on current agricultural topics.

October 9, 2018
Garden City

The Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics invites you to attend the 70th annual Kansas Income Tax Institute. The program is intended for tax professionals and is designed to provide up-to-date training on current tax law, regulations, and updates. This years program will review recent cases and rulings and key legislation, provide an in-depth review and analysis of a number of tax areas, and cover newly enacted regulations and procedures critical to tax practitioners.

October 30 - 31, 2018
Garden City

2017 presentations: HERE

This one-day workshop will help crop insurance agents, agricultural lenders, farmers/ranchers, and other financial consultants provide better risk management information and advice to their clients or apply to their farm-ranch. If you are involved in the crop insurance industry, either as an agent, a producer, or an ag lender, you should consider attending this workshop.

November 1, 2018