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USDA Crop Estimating Educational Meeting and Field Demonstration

Aug 10, 2014 1:00pm - 4:45pm

Quenching Agriculture Thirst for Market Information and educational meeting and field demonstration.  Free and open to the public.  You'll learn about USDA's crop estimating program, how crop estimates are developed, and why USDA's unbiased crop reports are vital to an open and transparent market.

Presentations begin at 1:00 pm, USDA, the Unbiased Provider of Market Information by Mark Nelson, Kansas Farm Bureau; and The Role and Methodology of Kansas Crop Estimates: by Jason Lamprecht, Kansas State Statistician of the USDA; then tour the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame.  At 3:30 pm depart for the crop estimating field demonstration.  Meeting concludes at 4:45 pm.

 

When:  Sunday, August 10, 2014, 1:00 pm

Where:  National Ag Hall of Fame, 630 N 126th Street, Bonner Springs, KS 66012

RSVP:  Not required but appreciated to help ensure adequate seating and refreshments.

 

RSVP to Nancy Brown at 785-587-6111 or email brown@kfb.org

Hosted by Wyandotte County Farm Bureau Association and Kansas Farm Bureau.

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