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Spring 2019 Kansas Grain and Feed Association 816 SW Tyler Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 234-0461 ksgrainandfeed.org ASSOCIATION STAFF Ron Seeber President & CEO Randy Stookey Senior Vice President General Counsel Staci Storey Senior Vice President Chief Financial Officer Shari Bennett Vice President Event Planning Samantha Tenpenny Director of Member Services Lisa Anschutz Senior Director of Internal Operations Trae Green Director of Communications and Marketing BOARD OF DIRECTORS Deb Miller Chairwoman Bob Tempel Vice Chairman Brent Emch Second Vice Chairman Glen Hofbauer Immediate Past Chairman Gary Beachner Ted Behring Brad Cowan Andrew Fullerton David Helfrich James Jirak Dub Johnson Mark Paul Troy Presley Devin Schierling Clark Wenger Allen Williams Editors: KGFA staff Photos: Cover (iStock.com/ x-reflexnaja) Photos: Annual Meeting (Trae Green) Photos: Statehouse Insider (Trae Green)

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Brent Emch donated to the 50/50 Raffle KGFA held during its annual meeting to send financial support to flood victims in Nebraska. The next morning, Emch was announced as the winner and requested the association send the entire fund of more than $1,100 to Nebraska.

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President’s Letter Lucky For Us, Deb Miller Wasn’t a Football Coach Industry News Updates on Issues Affecting You Statehouse Insider 2019 Session Wraps Up

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TAL Session I 22nd Class Completes Session I History Made at 123rd Annual Meeting KGFA Selects First Chairwoman in Wichita KGFA Awards Annual Scholarships More Than $25,000 Awarded

Legislative Action Day Our Voices were Heard at the Capitol

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History Made at 123rd Annual Meeting KGFA Selects First Chairwoman in Wichita

The Kansas Grain and Feed Report is published quarterly for the members, friends and affiliates of the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Email contributions to KGFA, Attention: Trae Green, trae@kansasag.org. Annual subscriptions for members can be purchased for $25. © 2019 KGFA. View each newsletter online at ksgrainandfeed.org/printnewsletters. Advertising does not influence editorial decisions or content. KGFA reserves the right to refuse, reject, or cancel any ad for any reason at any time without liability.


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Lucky for us, Deb Miller wasn’t a football coach

Ronald Seeber President & CEO

Stockton’s patrons will affirm Deb and her team know their customers on a personal level and work to keep that relationship strong and competitive.

Dear KGFA Members At our annual meeting on April 9, we were fortunate to see history made within our industry and the state of Kansas. Kansas Grain and Feed Association (KGFA) elected its first female chairwoman in its illustrious 123-year history. This is a milestone achievement that certainly merits acknowledgment, but the person who made this history, Deb Miller, is well deserving of the spotlight in her own right. Founded in 1896, KGFA has had a multitude of strong, charismatic and visionary leaders. Deb possesses those same character attributes as her predecessors, but also has a unique, impressive background that demonstrates our new “Madam Chair” is no stranger to breaking the mold. Deb is the General Manager of the Farmers Union Mercantile and Shipping Association of Stockton. The Stockton Cooperative is one of the few remaining small cooperatives in Kansas and its employees pride themselves on specializing in great customer service. Stockton’s patrons will affirm Deb and her team know their customers on a personal level and work to keep that relationship strong and competitive. Grain and cooperatives weren’t always what was in store for Deb Miller after she graduated from Fort Hays State in 1978 with a degree in secondary math and education. What she didn’t know

was, math teachers at that time were also expected to coach football, Deb was temporarily sidelined from teaching and took a job as a bookkeeper at Farmers Union. Knowing this was a temporary summer gig and that a teaching job was the next step, she was in a holding pattern. By the time August came, that prized (non-football coaching) teaching job was offered, but the newly-minted bookkeeper had really come to enjoy the grain business and working with farmers. Many years later, we’re thankful she turned down that teaching job. You don’t have to spend much time with Deb to realize she is a woman who is extremely compassionate and her word is her bond. She has strong moral convictions, is quite firm but fair and has a delightful, infectious laugh. For Deb, if respect is extended, it will be equally and willingly returned. She has the veneration of her peers, customers and the grain industry as a whole. We’re excited to have Deb Miller at the helm of this storied organization and can’t wait to see what history will be made during her tenure as our new (and firstever) “Madam Chair.”

Ronald Seeber President and CEO

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Purdue Reports Increase in Grain Dust Explosions Source: Asmark Institute

KGFA Seeks Testimonials of Co-Located Grain Elevators and Feed Mills

There were 12 grain dust explosions reported in the US in 2018, which is well above the 10 year average of 8.4 explosions, according to an annual report issued by Purdue University. The dust explosions occurred in nine different states: two in Illinois and Iowa, and one each in Minnesota, Indiana, Nebraska, Texas, Oklahoma, Wisconsin, Kansas and Louisiana. One fatality and four injuries were attributed to the 2018 explosions. The explosions occurred in two feed mills, two ethanol plants and eight grain elevators. The probable ignition sources were identified in three cases as hot bearings and sparks, and nine were unknowns. Fuel sources were identified as three from grain dust and nine unknowns.

Under U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, commercial grain elevators are facilities that are solely engaged in the storage of raw agricultural commodities. For that reason, they are exempt from some, or all, of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations. However, under FDA’s current interpretation, any grain elevator that is co-located with a feed mill loses its exempt status and falls under the full FSMA regulatory requirements, such as Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs) for animal food production. This FDA interpretation is set forth in an October 2017 guidance document which states that, “If any part of a facility is engaged in an activity subject to the CGMP or preventive controls requirements, then the entire facility is subject to CGMPs, the preventive control requirements, or both.” Kansas Grain and Feed Association (KGFA) is working with National Grain and Feed Association to seek an interpretation of the FSMA regulations to ensure that a grain elevator will not lose its exempt status if it is co-located with an animal feed mill. If you have received an FDA inspection of your feed mill and co-located grain elevator, and your entire facility was made subject to the FSMA regulations under the current FDA interpretation of “colocation,” please contact KGFA staff via email (randy@kansasag.org) or via phone (785-234-0461) so we can provide a report of these incidents.

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KGFA Government Affairs Staff

Early May served as the “Veto Session� of the 2019 legislative session. From Wednesday, May 1, through early Sunday morning, May 5, the legislature tackled some important issues, including the annual budget, a large tax bill and some smaller items concerning scrap metal theft and CBD oils. While the legislature was not in session, Governor Laura Kelly signed various bills or allowed the bills to become law without her signature. The legislature is now adjourned until Sine Die (the final adjournment) on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. 6

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LEGISLATURE APPROVES ANNUAL BUDGET During the Veto Session, the House twice rejected the agreed to omnibus budget bill House Substitute for Senate Bill 25 in an attempt to force the Senate to vote on Medicaid expansion in Kansas. Late on Saturday, May 4, however, the House was able to receive sufficient votes to pass the budget for the remainder of fiscal year 2019 and for fiscal year 2020. The 2020 fiscal year budget, with $7.75 billion from the State General Fund, incorporates adjustments to the Governor’s Recommendations. Both the House and Senate passed the budget bill which now heads to the Governor for consideration. CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX LEGISLATION The Legislature did not attempt to override Governor Kelly’s veto of the major tax legislation of the session in Senate Bill 22, a bill which would have decoupled portions of the Kansas corporate tax code from the federal corporate tax code following passage of the 2017 Federal tax cuts and jobs act, and would have allowed individuals to

itemize their state return while taking the federal standard deduction. However, during the veto session, the House and Senate rolled much of the contents of SB 22 into a conference committee report on House Bill 2033 as another attempt on passage of the tax initiative. Both chambers passed the tax bill as one of the final actions of the session. The bill includes the repatriation language from Senate Bill 22, but places a 5 percent tax on 2018 GILTI (0 percent going forward). The bill also contains the tax exclusion language from Senate Bill 22 for FDIC premiums paid by banks, but it is not retroactive. The bill also includes the small business expensing language from SB 196 for individuals and corporations. Also included is language allowing businesses to deduct 100 percent of net operating losses for 20 years (currently capped at 10 years). The bill removes language concerning the 163J business interest expense limitation provision. House Bill 2033 now advances to Governor Kelly, where there is some indication it may receive a veto even though the fiscal note (about $238 million over three years) was reduced

by almost half as compared to that of Senate Bill 22 – mostly due to the removal of certain corporate tax provisions and not allowing the bill to be retroactive. House Bill 2033 did not receive sufficient votes to override a veto. If the Governor does veto the bill, the legislature will have one remaining opportunity to override that veto on Sine Die (the final legislative day) on May 29th. Generally, not all legislators return for Sine Die, which will make a veto override more difficult. GOVERNOR SIGNS ENERGY RATE STUDY BILL On April 11, Governor Kelly signed Substitute for Senate Bill 69 into law. This bill requires a comprehensive study of Kansas electric public utility retail rates to assist the Legislature in finding ways to lower rates and make Kansas more competitive. The bill requires an independent organization to evaluate electric utilities and include input from residential, commercial and industrial customers, and other energy stakeholders.

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AGRIBUSINESS’ VOICE WAS HEARD AT THE CAPITOL KGFA’s 2019 Legislative Action Day welcomed nearly 100 members to Topeka to see government in action and meet with elected officials. Kansas Grain and Feed Association (KGFA) welcomed nearly 100 of its members to Topeka over the lunch hour for its Legislative Action Day on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The annual event allows members of the agribusiness industry to see government in action and meet with elected officials. “Our members’ voice and physical presence go a long way in enlightening our elected leaders on the challenges facing our industry and gives them a simple reminder that we are keeping an eye on them,” KGFA president and CEO Ron Seeber said. Those in attendance at the Topeka Country Club enjoyed hearing speeches from Lieutenant Governor Lynn Rogers and Speaker of the House Ron Ryckman Jr. Both Ryckman and Rogers promoted their agriculture backgrounds and assured the group that a proposed piece of legislation’s effect on agribusiness would be one of the first things to cross their mind this session. Mid Kansas Coop (MKC) Chief Marketing Officer Dave Spears (far right) and MKC’s Board Chairman Allan Wegner met with Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Dan Kerschen (far left) in his office at the Capitol on Legislative Action Day.

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“Fortunately, this year there is no need to arm our members with pitchforks or torches, but instead a smile and a firm handshake,” Seeber said. “We’re proud to give our members an introduction and a quick minute to share our legislative message.” After Rogers and Ryckman closed their remarks, Kansas Cooperative Council’s CEO Brandi Miller and KGFA’s Senior Vice President and General Counsel Randy Stookey explained a few of the legislative issues KGFA would monitor this session. Key topics touched on by your association and elected officials included: A new Governor’s office; Republicans retaining control of the legislature; budget and education; property taxes; sales tax on services; Agricultural Chemical Remediation Reimbursement Act; hazardous chemical spill reporting; spray drift; transportation funding; and potential Dicamba legislation.


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ECONOMIC INCENTIVE TRANSPARENCY BILL SENT TO GOVERNOR On May 2, the legislature passed Conference Committee Report on House Bill 2223, a bill which creates a publicly available examination of economic development incentives for Kansas businesses, including tax credits and property tax exemptions of $50,000 or more annually. The bill authorizes the Legislative Post Audit Committee to conduct a systematic and comprehensive review and evaluation of each “economic development program” every three years. The bill now moves to the Governor for consideration. UNDERGROUND UTILITY DAMAGE PREVENTION BILL BECOMES LAW On April 11, Governor Kelly signed into law House Bill 2178, a bill which restates the existing legal obligations of utilities concerning the marking of underground electric lines. This bill confirms current law that utilities are required to mark lines they own, but are not required to mark privately-owned lines. This bill prevents a 2018 Kansas Corporation Commission order from going into effect which would have placed a new requirement on utilities to mark privately-owned lines. GOVERNOR SIGNS COMMERCIAL HEMP BILL On April 11, Governor Kelly signed into law Senate Substitute for House Bill 2167, a bill which allows the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) to monitor and regulate the commercial production of industrial hemp in Kansas. The bill excludes industrial hemp, when produced and possessed for authorized activities, from the definition of “marijuana” in current law and would be excluded from the list of Schedule I controlled substances. Hemp producers who violate this act or associated rules and regulations would not be subject to any state or local criminal enforcement action. SCRAP METAL THEFT REDUCTION ACT On Wednesday, May 4, the legislature passed Conference Committee Report on House Bill 2248, a bill that amends the scrap metal theft reduction act by creating the scrap metal data repository fund and authorizes the Kansas Bureau of Investigation to administer the program. Committee amendments removed a proposed excise tax and reduced the registration fee on scrap metal dealers to no more than $500. The bill becomes effective on July 1, 2020, and has a three-year sunset from that date. Renew Kansas, Kansas Grain and Feed Association and Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association joined a group of other interested parties in supporting passage of the bill. The bill now moves to the Governor for consideration.

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ATV USE ON HIGHWAYS On Wednesday, May 1, the legislature passed Conference Committee report on Senate Bill 63, a bill which authorizes the operation of ATVs and work-site utility vehicles across a federal highway or a state highway. The bill also authorizes a person engaged in agricultural purposes to operate an ATV or work-site utility vehicle on the shoulder of a federal or state highway. The bill now goes to the Governor for consideration. KANSAS FARM BUREAU NON-INSURANCE HEALTH BENEFIT On April 19, Governor Kelly allowed House Bill 2209 to become law without her signature. The bill authorizes a non-insurance healthcare benefit (requested by the Kansas Farm Bureau), and also allows for Trade Association Healthcare Plans. CABINET CONFIRMATIONS On May 3, the Senate confirmed Delia Garcia as Kansas Secretary of Labor, and Susan Duffy to the Kansas Corporation Commission. Garcia, a former state representative from 2005-2010, had recently headed a group working to increase the diversity and number of women in public office. She had previously worked for the National Education Association in Washington, D.C. Duffy succeeds former State Senator Jay Emler, who is expected to take a post in the Kansas Attorney General’s office. Duffy is a former executive director of the Kansas Corporation Commission, and most recently has been manager of Topeka Metropolitan Transit.


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This Year’s Bills

WE CAREFULLY MONITORED CONCURRENT RESOLUTION SENATE BILL 25:

Appropriations for FY 2019, FY 2020, FY 2021 and FY 2022 for various state agencies.

HOUSE BILL 2001:

Amending the sunset and assessment rates for the remediation reimbursement program.

SENATE BILL 22 // HOUSE BILL 2033:

Kansas itemized deductions, election, providing for deferred foreign income, global intangible low-taxed income, business interest, capital contributions and FDIC premiums income tax modifications; sales and compensating use tax, imposition of tax, nexus, remote sellers, marketplace facilitators, rate of tax on food and food ingredients.

SUBSTITUTE FOR SENATE BILL 69:

Requiring an electric rate study of certain electric utilities.

SENATE BILL 181:

Creating the Kansas energy policy task force to study electric utility services and energy policy issues in Kansas.

HOUSE BILL 2006 // HOUSE BILL 2223:

HOUSE BILL 2127:

Eliminating the marking requirements for certain truck and truck tractors.

HOUSE BILL 2062:

Relating to the applicability of conditions for operating recreational trails (held over)

TRANSPORTATION BILLS:

House Bills: 2007, 2225, 2214, 2370, 2381, 2367, 2368, 2371, 2372, Senate Bills:192, 187, 189

HOUSE BILL 2340:

Restricting distribution of certain property taxes paid under protest (held over)

HOUSE BILL 2345:

Tax lid exception when budget was higher in prior five years (held over)

HOUSE BILL 2354:

Resolving liability concerns regarding high school apprenticeships and on-the-job training programs (held over)

HOUSE BILL 2212:

Apportionment of corporate income under the multistate tax compact; election (held over)

Requiring the department of commerce to create a database of economic development incentive program information.

HOUSE BILL 2114:

SENATE SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE BILL 2167:

Establishing a commercial industrial hemp program.

Limiting the review of certain rules and regulations by the director of the budget (held over)

SENATE BILL 16:

HOUSE BILL 2131:

Making appropriations for the department of education for FY 2020 and FY 2021 in response to litigation; increasing BASE aid for certain school years; and other amendments related to education.

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION HOUSE BILL 2248:

Allowing all-terrain vehicles to cross federal or state highways.

HOUSE BILL 2178:

Amending the Kansas underground utility damage prevention act.

SENATE BILL 63:

Allowing counties to impose a severance tax on limestone (held over)

HOUSE BILL 2411:

Providing for a sales tax exemption for construction and certain purchases for businesses qualifying as part of an enterprise zone (held over)

SENATE BILL 126:

Exemption from income tax for certain public utilities (held over)

SENATE BILL 198:

Authorizing the state corporation commission to issue securitized ratepayerbacked bonds for electric generation facilities (held over)

Regulating the use of lighting devices in transportation network company vehicles and requiring vehicles to stop at railroad crossings for on-track train equipment.

SENATE BILL 125:

HOUSE BILL 2209:

SENATE BILL 135:

Establishing the unclaimed life insurance benefits act, updating certain definitions pertaining to unfair trade practices and association health plans, and providing for third party administrator fees, the purchase of cybersecurity insurance by the Kansas board of regents and certain healthcare benefits coverage.

Extending the eligible time period for rural opportunity zones loan repayment program and income tax credit (held over) Adding certain counties to the list of eligible rural opportunity zone counties (held over)

SENATE BILL 153:

Providing for department of health and environment response operations for water and soil pollutant release, discharge or escape (held over)

HOUSE BILL 2119 // HOUSE BILL 2402:

Empowering the KPERS board to develop policies and procedures relating to procurement, enter into certain contracts and allow travel for trustees and employees of the system.

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The convenient timing of Legislative Action Day also allowed KGFA’s 22nd Tomorrow’s Agribusiness Leaders (TAL) class to learn about state-level government firsthand. “Every January, I look forward to the TAL class coming to Topeka for Session I eager to learn about the legislative process and their association,” KGFA President and CEO Ron Seeber said. “It’s one of the most satisfying parts of my profession to see graduation in November where they walk away with a wealth of experience on both the state and federal government and when we call on them to contact their legislator about a proposed law, they answer the call every time.” This year’s class includes Sarah Dodge (CoMark Equity Alliance); Sam Hanni (The DeLong Company); Justin Jenkins (Team Marketing Alliance); Lance Studer (The Ottawa Cooperative Association); Amy Varner (ADM); Alexandra Erwin (BioKansas); Nicholas Krehbiel (Kanza Cooperative Association); Eric Preston (MFA Inc.); John Ricker Jr. (KFSA) and Ciera Thurman (KOCH Agronomic Services).

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The TAL class completed its first of three sessions with the culmination of Legislative Action Day and will meet again in July to travel to Washington, D.C., to meet with Kansas’ congressional delegation and national associations. The Tomorrow’s Agribusiness Leaders Program – a jointly sponsored initiative of the Kansas Grain and Feed Association and the Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association – is an intensive leadership development program designed to teach members of the association, about the state and federal legislative and regulatory process and how to be a better leader within the industry.


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ANNUAL MEETING

KGFA HOLDS 123rd

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KGFA President and CEO Ron Seeber poses in front of the association’s mission banner with newly-selected Chairwoman Deb Miller of Stockton Farmers Union Mercantile and Shipping Association. Miller is the first woman to serve as KGFA’s chair since its inception in 1896.

At its 123rd annual meeting in Wichita, Kansas Grain and Feed Association (KGFA) chose Deb Miller, general manager of Stockton Farmers Union Mercantile and Shipping Association, as its first-ever chairwoman. Miller was chosen by the association’s 16-member board of directors to serve her two-year term leading the association through April of 2021. “It’s such an honor to be chosen as the first chairwoman of this storied association,” Miller said. “As an industry, we’ve had many trials and tribulations, but we’ve always persevered, adapted and succeeded. We’ve done pretty well in the last 123 years, and we’re just getting started.” Miller is the 90th industry leader to be picked into KGFA’s pinnacle role after previously serving three terms on the board of directors beginning in 2011. “Throughout her career, Deb Miller has been an unmatched leader and innovator in the grain industry,” KGFA president and CEO Ron Seeber said. “We are honored to have her at the helm.” KGFA members also picked Bob Tempel (WindRiver Grain LLC, Garden City) as vice chairman, Brent Emch (Cargill, Inc., Olathe) as second vice chairman and Troy Presley (CoMark Equity Alliance, Cheney), Devin Schierling (Team Marketing Alliance, Moundridge) and Allen Williams (ADM Grain Co., Overland Park) as board members. Nearly 230 members enjoyed networking and educational activities and hearing a keynote address from Dan Oblinger, a hostage negotiator on how improved listening techniques and skills will enhance leadership qualities in the workplace and Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle provided an update on the Kansas political landscape after the legislature’s first adjournment.

The winning golf team of Billy Harris, Jared Burch, John Lightcap and Tyler Scifers. Finish Foursome

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Harris, B. | Burch, J. | Lightcap, J. | Scifers, T.

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Kemmerer, J. | Ronnebaum, R. | Schmidt, M. | Stucky, C.

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Campbell, D. | Dieball, C. | Jenkins, J. | Schultz, T.

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58

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Genrich, J. | Hafliger, M. | Hanson, B. | Harbour, C.

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Bartlett, C. | Sperber, E. | Wagner, C. | Weaver, R.

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Gleason, L. | Johnston, G. | Stark, S. | Stockton, J.

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Carson, T. | Beachner, C. | McDougal, W. | Seeber, R.

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Fields, J. | Gerard, A. | McCoy, R. | Presley, T.

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Campbell, L. | Deyoe, L. | Eakes, B. | Moser, B.

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Reh, R. | Wenger, R. | Wenger, C. | White, D.

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Long Putt #18 Tyler Schultz

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Long Putt #9 Kris Boucher

Closest to Pin #12 Jared Burch

Closest to Pin #6 Russ Ronnebaum


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BENEFACTOR SPONSORS

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PATRON SPONSORS $3,500 BNSF Railway Company Bunge North America Cargill Incorporated CoBank ACB CoMark Equity Alliance Hammel Scale Co. Inc. Industrial Maintenance Inc. Intl-FCStone McPherson Concrete Storage Systems Team Marketing Alliance

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$2,000 Bartlett Grain Company Beachner Grain Inc. CHS Inc. First National Bank of Hutchinson Gavilon Grain, LLC Grain Craft Hannebaum Grain Co. Inc. Irsik & Doll Feed Services, Inc. Louis Dreyfus Company Morrill Elevator, Inc. Offerle Coop The Cooperative Finance Association The Scoular Company Vicam, A Waters Business

$1,250 Agri Trails Coop B-R-C Bearing Co., Inc. Central States Fumigation & Services, LLC Conestoga Energy Partners LLC D.E. Bondurant Grain Co., Inc. Farmers Coop Equity Co., Isabel Frisbie Construction Co., Inc. Frontier Ag, Inc. Korol Financial Group LLC LeRoy Cooperative Assn., Inc. Midland Marketing Coop Inc. Midway Coop Assn. Skyland Grain LLC

TOMORROW’S AGRIBUSINESS LEADERS FOUNDER SPONSORS ADM AgMark LLC Beachner Grain Inc. Cargill Incorporated CHS Inc. Kansas Corn Commission Kansas Grain Inspection KFSA WindRiver Grain, L.L.C.

BUILDER SPONSORS Central States Fumigation & Services, LLC Cline Wood, A Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company Comark Equity Alliance Cornerstone Ag LLC Frisbie Construction Co., Inc. Pride Ag Resources The Ottawa Cooperative Assn.

GIVER SPONSORS $750 BarnesCo Inc. CCS Group, LLC Central Valley Ag, Beloit Cline Wood, A Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company Cloud County Coop Elevator Assn. Concordia Terminal LLC Cornerstone Ag LLC Drake Inc Farmers Cooperative, Dorchester Farmers Union Merc. & Shpg. Assn., Stockton Gamet Manufacturing Inc HABCO, Inc. IBT Industrial Solutions INTRUST Bank, N.A. Kansas Cooperative Council Kanza Coop Assn. KC Supply Co. Inc. Pride Ag Resources Rolfes @ Boone The Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Valley Coop, Inc. Wildcat Feeds LLC WindRiver Grain, L.L.C.

COMMODITY PARTNERS PATRON SPONSORS D.E. Bondurant Grain Co., Inc. Team Marketing Alliance

Kansas Corn Commission Kansas Soybean Commission Kansas Wheat Kansas Grain Sorghum

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TAYLOR BRUNA Barnes | K-State

MAKENNA METTLEN Colby | Fort Hays State

GATLIN CLAWSON

RYLEE SCHROCK

REANNA DUNLAP

GENTRY SHAPLAND

Meade | K-State

Kiowa | K-State

JAKE HERL

Overland Park | K-State

Brookville | K-State

Dighton | K-State

LAUREN SIMMONS Greenleaf | K-State

NICKOLAS DAVENPORT Tescott | Butler County CC

K G FA AW A R D S A N N U A L

SCHOLARSHIPS Kansas Grain and Feed Association’s (KGFA) scholarship committee met in Wichita at the association’s 123rd Annual Meeting in early April and awarded more than $25,000 in scholarships to Kansas high school graduating seniors for the 2019-20 academic year. The scholarship committee, comprised of KGFA’s membership, received 255 applications and awarded 19 students scholarships to assist in advancing their academic endeavors. “We are very proud of the KGFA scholarship program that has helped so many people throughout the state for so many years,” KGFA’s president and CEO Ron Seeber said. “The association, its board and members take tremendous pride each spring investing in students and helping them pursue their education.”

GABRIEL ELLIOTT CARLIE JONES Rolla | K-State

Asbury, Mo. | K-State

ABBY FLICKNER

Kingman | Hutchinson CC

SHAYLA HEIMAN Baileyville | K-State

DOMINIC JIRAK EMMA MCCLURE

Hugoton | Seward County CC

Udall | K-State

BLAKE PENKA

Great Bend | Barton County CC

CASEN STEERE Alta Vista | K-State

KRISTOPHER WAGNER KADE MCGINN

Sedgwick | K-State

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Satanta | K-State

BY THE NUMBERS

19

WINNERS

14

AT T E N D I N G K - S TAT E

255

A P P L I C AT I O N S

3.86 AV E R A G E G PA

25K

MORE THAN $25,000 AWA R D E D


SERVING THE GRAIN HANDLING INDUSTRY IN KANSAS SINCE 1896

Spring 2019

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