Ag Retail Forum


Kansas, Oklahoma Co-Hosting Midwest Ag Retail Forum

The Agricultural Retailers Association, in partnership with the Kansas and Oklahoma Agricultural Retailers Associations, is holding a regional meeting July 27 at the Doubletree Hotel in Wichita, Kan.

The program will focus on state, regional and federal policy and regulatory issues. The event will feature a keynote presentation and tour of the Cargill Innovation Center, one of the world’s most advanced food innovation facilities. The center features research, development, culinary, laboratory, pilot plant and distribution capabilities. Learn more about the Cargill Innovation Center...

Registration is $30 and includes lunch and tour transportation.

ARA encourages members to send employees who may not normally attend the annual ARA Conference or other national industry meetings. Register now...




8:30 a.m.

Pastries & Coffee Available

9 a.m.

Daren Coppock
Agricultural Retailers Association

9:10 a.m.

Oklahoma Issues Overview
Joe Neal Hampton
Oklahoma Agribusiness Retailers Association

9:45 a.m.

Kansas Issues Overview
Tom Tunnell
Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association

10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Overview of ARA Member Services
Donnie Taylor
Vice President, Membership and Corporate Relations

10:45 a.m.

Overview of Federal Issues
Richard Gupton
Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Counsel

11:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker
Kellen Liebsch, Economist
Kansas Department of Agriculture



1:15 p.m.

Tour of Cargill Innovation Center

Presenting Partners

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Wichita Airport
2098 Eisenhower Airport Pkwy
Wichita, Kansas 67209
Hotel Website