The Most talked about Event of the Year
Is coming to Corning, KS February 22, 2020
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The much anticipated, most talked about event in Kansas is happening soon....
We are counting down the days to the big event! February 22, 2020
Save the date for our Upcoming Statewide Women in Ag Workshop!
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Back by popular demand....
At our first Statewide Women in Ag, we brought Jolene Brown to Kansas! We had many, many positive reviews and we have since been asked to bring her back. She is coming back with all new topics! You will not want to miss it!
A walking/talking champion for the people of agriculture, she shares her credibility, authenticity, humor, and wisdom with audiences worldwide through her writing, keynotes, and workshops. With stages ranging from bales of hay to some of the world’s most beautiful venues, Jolene has the unique ability to weave appropriate humor, real-life stories, and hard-won experience into her work.
Weathering Tough Times in Agriculture: Managing Stress and Mental Health Challenges
Farm Stress, Depression & Suicide
Charlie Griffin will be discussing: Weathering Tough Times in Agriculture: Managing Stress and Mental Health Challenges. Charlie has worked widely in support of family relationships, farm family and home-based business management, change and stress management, chemical dependency treatment, dispute resolution and mediation. In the past, Charlie has served as Assistant Director of Kansas Farm Crisis Hotline and the Kansas Rural Family Hotline. We are very excited to hear what Charlie has to share.
Disaster & Emergency Preparedness
Are you & your operation prepared in the event of a Disaster? You will not want to miss this session!
Sandy Johnson is a Senior Associate with SES Incorporated, a small consulting firm headquartered in Kansas City, specializing in Agriculture Emergency Preparedness. She retired from the state of Kansas in October of 2018 after serving 25 years in three state agencies working with county emergency managers, public health professionals and the Kansas farming and ranching community. She earned a bachelors degree from the State University of NY at Geneseo and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Kansas. She is a veteran of the US Army and resides in Topeka, Kansas with her two children.
Animal Health, Grazing Management & Being an Advocate for Agriculture.
Brandi Buzzard Frobose
Brandi Buzzard Frobose is a rancher, cowgirl, mama, wife and ag communicator. She is passionate about sharing the story of beef production and engaging with grocery shoppers to help reduce confusion about how food is raised. Buzzard has shared her story and explained beef sustainability on MSNBC, FOX News and CBS News and has also spoken about beef sustainability to White House officials on behalf of beef producers. She is the director of communications for the Red Angus Association of America and has formerly worked for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, the Beef Cattle Institute and K-State Research and Extension. Buzzard, her husband and her daughter raise purebred Gelbvieh and Balancer cattle in southeast Kansas. When she isn't feeding cows, moving cows or talking about cows, she can be found rodeoing as much as possible and trotting around the globe. You can follow her online on Instagram and Twitter (@brandibuzzard) and at Facebook.com/BuzzardsBeat.
Stress Relief through Massage
Malori Henry is a nationally certified massage therapist serving clients in Northeast Kansas. Along with her national certification, she is also a certified medical massage therapist, certified infant massage therapist, and a certified headache specialist. She uses these certifications to focus on pain management in her Business; Benevolence Total Wellness LLC- located in Holton. While she runs her full time business, chases around her toddler and helps on her husband’s farm, she’s also a Childbirth Educator and a DONA international trained Doula. Her passion for others in all walks of life and their whole body well-being is what lead her into this serving career. She hopes that each client that walks through her door feels the joy of the Lord who has blessed her immensely.
Estate Planning & Farm Succession
Dennis White has practiced law for 35 years at White Law Office in Holton, a three-generation law firm. Founded in 1963 by Dennis' late father, Marlin, White Law Office recently welcomed Dennis' son, Kennedy, to the firm. All graduated from Washburn Law School.
Dennis manages the family farm, which is in trust for the next several generations, and works with women in his family who manage other farms in which he has an interest. He is aware of the increasing role of wives and daughters in the management and successful transfer of farms to the next generation.
A Holton High School graduate, Dennis and his wife, Joni, live in Holton, close to their daughter Nanci, son-in-law, Jacob, and their three granddaughters, Stella, Violet and Mabel. Nanci and Jacob have a cow-calf operation and Jacob also manages Title-Abstract Company, which is owned by Dennis. Kennedy White and his wife are in the process of moving back to Holton from Topeka. In addition to practicing law, Kennedy is also assistant general counsel for Denison State Bank and owns and operates SmartSave, a utility tax exemption company serving major corporations, such as Godiva Chocolates, and has conducted energy studies in eight different states.
White Law Office has prepared thousands of estate plans. The office also specializes in real estate, business law and taxation.