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MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Growers can prepare for 2019 by attending the Kansas Commodity Classic, which will offer updates on farm policy, the farm bill, markets, weather and more. The classic will begin at 9 a.m. Jan. 24 at the K-State Alumni Center in Manhattan. The Classic is the annual convention of the Kansas corn, wheat, grain sorghum and soybean associations.

The event will feature D.C. updates from Sens. Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran and Rep. Roger Marshall; a farm bill panel with State FSA Director David Schemm and K-State’s Robin Reid, and a weather outlook from Ross Janssen, KWCH chief meteorologist. Matt Roberts, Kernmantle Group, will speak on marketing through tough economic times at the classic luncheon.

Attendance for this event continues to grow each year, and organizers expect that continue at its new location at the K-State Alumni Center.

The Kansas Commodity Classic is offered free to growers thanks to the classic sponsors. Preregistration is requested at www.kansascommodityclassic.com to get an accurate meal count for lunch.