Field Hearing

Looking Ahead: Kansas and the 2012 Farm Bill

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2011 Time: 09:00 AM Location: Hilton Wichita Airport Hotel 2098 Airport Road Wichita, KS 67209

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Panel 1

  1. The Honorable Sam Brownback
    State of Kansas
    Topeka, KS
  2. Dr. Kirk Schulz
    Kansas State University
    Manhattan, KS

Panel 2

  1. Mr. Steve Baccus
    Kansas Farm Bureau
    Minneapolis, KS
  2. Mr. Karl Esping
    Kansas Sunflower Commission
    Lindsborg, KS
  3. Mr. Kent Goyen
    Kansas Cotton Association
    Cunningham, KS
  4. Mr. Ken Grecian
    Kansas Livestock Association
    Palco, KS
  5. Mr. Bob Henry
    Kansas Soybean Association
    Robinson, KS
  6. Mr. Kenneth McCauley
    Kansas Corn Growers
    White Cloud, KS
  7. Mr. David Schemm
    Kansas Association of Wheat Growers
    Sharon Springs, KS
  8. Mr. Gregory Shelor
    Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers
    Minneola, KS

Panel 3

  1. Mr. Ron Bach
    High Plains Farm Credit
    Jetmore, KS
  2. Ms. Kathleen Brinker
    General Manager
    Nemaha-Marshall Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc.
    Axtell, KS
  3. Mr. Ron Brown
    Kansas Association of Conservation Districts
    Fort Scott, KS
  4. Mr. Barth Crouch
    Conservation Policy Director
    Playa Lakes Joint Venture
    Salina, KS
  5. Mr. Robert Tempel
    General Manager
    WindRiver Grain LLC
    Garden City, KS
  6. Mr. Jeff Whitham
    CEO and Chairman
    Western State Bank
    Garden City, KS
  7. Ms. Karen Wilder
    Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Director
    The Schwan Food Company
    Salina, KS

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