18 Jan 2019 Farm Forum
The McPherson Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee will host the 2019 Farm Forum on Wednesday, February 20th at the First United Methodist Church, 1200 E. Kansas Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m. The key note speaker is Dr. Daniel Thomson, Jones Professor of Production Medicine and Epidemiology at Kansas State University and is also known for his nationally aired veterinary TV show “Doc Talk”. The morning program will also include the recognition of the 2018 Farm Family of the Year and the 2018 Friend of Agriculture Award.
The Chamber Agriculture Committee is very involved with keeping the importance of agriculture in the forefront. Since 2000 over 22 Agriculture Future of America scholarships have been awarded to McPherson County students valued at over $55,000. The committee hosts several events throughout the year – Rural Appreciation, Mac County Round-up 5K Run, Farm Forum and is a partner in the Ag in the Classroom.
If you are interested in attending the breakfast presentation on February 20, the catered breakfast by Knackies will be $12.00 per person. Tickets are required to attend and can be purchased at the McPherson Chamber of Commerce, 306 N. Main. If you have any questions about the event or would like to be involved, please call the Chamber at 241-3303, or stop by 306 N. Main.