KGFA Holds 122nd Annual Meeting

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Take a photo journey through KGFA’s 122nd Annual Meeting from start-to-finish.   On Monday, April 9, 2018 the grain industry convened in Wichita, Kan., for Kansas Grain and Feed Association’s (KGFA) 122nd Annual Meeting. With membership encompassing 99 percent of … Continued

Kansas Legislature Update – Week 13

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Photo courtesy of iStock.com The Kansas Legislature adjourned just after midnight Sunday morning, but not before some baffling twists, turns and political maneuvering. First adjournment was originally scheduled for Friday, but lawmakers continued their work into Saturday before finally passing … Continued

Kansas Legislature Update – Week 12

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Photo courtesy of iStock.com Lawmakers spent most of last week debating bills on the floor, while non-exempt committees met intermittently as needed. Thursday was the last day for bills not “blessed” by the Speaker or Senate President to be considered … Continued

Kansas Legislature Update – Week 10

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Photo courtesy of iStock.com Last week, both the House Appropriations and Senate Ways and Means Committees began hearing and working on their respective budget rescission bills, which marks a turning point during any legislative session. House Bill 2468 and Senate Bill 269 make adjustments … Continued

Kansas Legislature Update – Week Seven

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Photo courtesy of iStock.com Kansas Legislature Update, February 19 – February 23 The Kansas Legislature adjourned on Thursday evening, officially completing the first half of the 2018 Legislative Session. Committees finished their work on Monday before churning through bill debate … Continued

Kansas Legislature Update – Week Three

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Kansas Gets New Governor The biggest news under the dome last week was Governor Sam Brownback’s long-awaited U.S. Senate confirmation on Wednesday as Ambassador for International Religious Freedom. With a vote of 50-49 – Vice President Mike Pence casting the … Continued

President & CEO to Retire in 2018

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Today, I announce my intention to retire as Kansas Grain and Feed Association’s President and Chief Executive Officer effective March 31, 2018. This announcement sets into motion a predetermined plan to select my replacement, which will be executed by the … Continued

Marshall named to Ag Committee subcommittees

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Marshall named to Ag Committee subcommittees (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Congressman Roger Marshall has been named to 3 subcommittees under the House Ag Committee. The subcommittees are Commodity Exchanges, Energy and Credit; Livestock and Foreign Agriculture; and Nutrition. The jurisdiction of the subcommittees are … Continued

AFIA Releases FSMA Training Video

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AFIA Releases FSMA Training Video FSMA animal food rule requires facilities to train “Qualified Individuals”   Due to the high volume of changes and regulatory requirements brought to the animal food industry by the Food Safety Modernization Act, the American … Continued

Court Sides with Ag Retailers on PSM

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The D.C. Court of Appeals today ruled the Occupational Safety and Health Administration violated the Occupational Safety and Health Act when it issued an enforcement memorandum on July 22, 2015, redefining the “retail facility” exemption to the … Continued

U.S. Chamber’s Institute Awards Randy E. Stookey of Kansas the National Institute Scholarship – A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is pleased to announce that Randy E. Stookey, Vice President and General Counsel, of the Kansas Grain and Feed Association, has been … Continued

New KDA Intent to Install Policy

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Your Association Office received the following memo from the Kansas Department of Agriculture regarding their new Intent to Install policy and would like to share it with our members: We are changing the policy on the submission of intent to … Continued