APRIL 8 – 9, 2019 • WICHITA


Our annual meeting is the one place the entire grain and feed industry meets every single year to meet, network and socialize with their peers, while further educating themselves on issues vital to the success of their companies and our industry as a whole.

Featured Speakers

Dan Oblinger

Police Officer | Hostage Negotiator

The Oblinger File
By night, Dan Oblinger is a police officer and hostage negotiator.
By day, he is the sole proprietor of Leadercraft, a private company
devoted to excellence in keynote speaking and corporate training. Dan
is a father, husband, philosopher, and lawman. He has been successful
in his professional life as a public speaker, author, hostage negotiator,
undercover human trafficking investigator, human resources consultant,
chicken rancher, drug recognition expert, ditch digger, grocery bagger,
onion ring maker, landlord, and beat cop.

Susan Wagle

Senate President
State of Kansas

The Wagle File
On January 14, 2013, Susan Wagle (R-Wichita) was sworn in as the 47th
Kansas Senate President, making her the first woman to hold the position. She is currently serving her fifth term in the Kansas Senate, representing East Wichita. Susan first came to Topeka in 1991 as a member of the State House of Representatives. She quickly became a key Republican leader, rising to become the first female Speaker Pro Tem in 1994. In 2000, Susan was elected to the Kansas Senate. In December 2017, Susan met with the Kansas City based, Women’s Foundation, to discuss their recommendations for new harassment policies for the statehouse. Susan has been a leader in updating the statehouse’s sexual harassment policies which had not been revised in over 23 years. She assisted with the implementation of harassment training for all staff, interns, and legislators and has remained committed to creating a safe work environment for everyone at the Kansas Capitol.

Event Schedule

[ April 8 – 9 • 8am-5pm ]

3:30 p.m.

Registration Desk Opens

5:30 p.m.


The welcome reception before you eat a delicious prime rib dinner.

Presidential Ballroom

6 p.m.

Prime Rib Dinner

Who could turn down prime rib? Enjoy yours with a plate full of sides and drinks.

Presidential Ballroom

7:30 p.m.

Hospitality Receptions

Hosted by: KFSA | Gavilon | Ardent Mills & Cargill Incorporated | BarnesCo | Central States Fumigation | Drake, Inc. | Hammel Scale Co., Inc. | McPherson Concrete Storage Systems | Norwood and Company | Rolfes @ Boone

Open until 11 p.m.

Salons 1,2,3,4

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast | Sunflower Award

Salons 3 & 4

8:30 a.m.


8:45 a.m.

Annual Meeting

Salons 1 & 2

9:15 a.m.

Keynote Address

Presented by: Dan Oblinger | Lessons from a Hostage Negotiator

Salons 1 & 2

10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker

Presented by: Susan Wagle | Kansas Senate President

Salons 1 & 2


Lunch and Golf Registration

Reflection Ridge Golf Course

6 p.m.

Dinner and Awards

Reflection Ridge Golf Course


DoubleTree by Hilton
2098 S. Airport Road
Wichita, Kansas 67209
P: 1-316-945-5272

Pricing & Discounts

  • Annual Meeting and Golf Tournament

  • $225
    • Registration Includes:
    • Prime Rib Dinner
      Business Meeting
      Golf Tournament
    • and much more…

  • Annual Meeting Only

  • $ 100
    • Registration Includes:
    • Prime Rib Dinner
      Hospitality Receptions
      Business Meeting
    • and much more…

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