All meetings and events will be held in the Sloan Convention Center next to the Holiday Inn University Plaza. Hotel Room info >


THURSDAY, January 17

Commodity Conference Speakers


Kevin Van Trump  is the president and founder of Farm Directions LLC and the Van Trump Report. This report evolved out of more than 20 years of hard work, networking and dedication to the ag industry. Today it circulates in 35 countries. 



Thursday, January 16, 2020

Holiday Inn University plaza & Sloan convention center, Bowling Green, KY

Dr. Bob Nielsen is a professor of agronomy at Purdue University who specializes in corn management systems for Indiana. He also manages the web sites King Corn: The Corn Growers's Guidebook and Chat 'n Chew Cafe. 

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Dr. David Kohl is president of AgriVisions, LLC, a knowledge-based consulting business providing cutting-edge programs to leading agricultural organizations worldwide. He is also professor emeritus at Virginia Tech. 

All times are CST   All events will be held in the Sloan Convention Center

​7:00 a.m.
Early Riser Session with Dr. R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue  - Sponsored by Agri-Gold and Wright Implement

8:30 a.m.

Registration and Trade Show Open - Welcome with coffee and donuts
Sponsored by FMC

9:00 a.m.

Economic Session - Kevin Van Trump, The Van Trump Report 

Sponsored by Syngenta and H & R Agri-Power

11 a.m.


Remarks by Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan F. Quarles

Keynote - Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech. 
Sponsored by Farm Credit Mid-America and Bayer

Desserts - Sponsored by Hutson Equipment

1:15 p.m.

Research Review - UK Researchers will update on projects

2:15 p.m. Afternoon Snack Break  Sponsored by Kentucky Pork Producers

2:30 p.m.

Kentucky Soybean Association Annual Meeting

3:30 p.m.

Kentucky Corn Growers Association Annual Meeting

4:30 p.m.

Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association Annual Meeting

6:00 p.m.

Grower Appreciation Reception - Sponsored by Corteva

6:30 p.m.

Awards Banquet​ - Sponsored by Pioneer and Whayne Supply