The policies adopted will now become the organization’s road map for the 2019 legislative session.
Topics of discussion included rural broadband, fence law and water.
Montgomery County farmer Richard Felts was re-elected as president. Others elected to the board of directors include:
• George Pretz, Miami County
• Steven McCloud, Harvey County
• Doug Zillinger, Phillips County
• Joe Jury, Gray County
• Kevin Holle, Rawlins County
Other activities included a host of agriculture-related workshops and speakers including American Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President and Kansan Dale Moore, Executive Director of Communications at AFBF, Mace Thornton and Vice President of Private and Public Partnerships for The Outreach Program, Rick McNary.
Senators Pat Roberts and Jerry Moran, along with Representatives Roger Marshall and Ron Estes addressed the organization’s membership Sunday evening during the kick-off banquet. On Tuesday, members heard from Lynn Rogers, Lieutenant Governor of Kansas-elect.