Harvey, Marion, McPherson and Harvey County Extension services are combining to host a Multi-County Grain Outlook Conference. at 10 a.m. Jan. 6at the Engine Club Building (North on Poplar St.) in Goessel

Topics will include "Grain Outlook for 2014" by Dan OíBrien, K-State Ag Economist; ì"Managing Your Margins" by Dusty Cambell, Grain Marketing Specialist, TMA Grain; an "Ethanol Policy Updates and Outlooks" by Mike Chisam, CEO ñ Kansas Ethanol, LLC.

Cost for the meeting is $10.00 per person, which includes materials and lunch. Reservations are needed to attend and are due by noon Jan. 2. You may call the extension office at 316-284-6930 or email me at flaming@ksu.edu. I hope you can attend this informative meeting.

— Ryan Flaming is a Kansas State Research and Extension Agent for Harvey County. Agriculture is his specialty.