Monday, September 24, 2018

Workshop explores use of blockchains in agriculture

In October, Kansas State University’s Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program, Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) and Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) are hosting a blockchain drive-in workshop. This event will explain blockchains and discuss uses in agriculture.

The Blockchain Drive-in Workshop is Oct. 12 at KDA, 1320 Research Park Drive, Manhattan, KS. The conference is open to professionals in all fields.
Workshop Sessions Include:
  • Blockchain 101 - Andy Brudtkuhl, National Pork Board
  • First Movers, The Case of Wyoming Beef - Rob Jennings,
  • Policy Implications - Daniel Gorfine, CFTC (invited)
  • Practical Applications - Lukas Fricke & Neil Johnson, ChorCheck
  • Practical Applications - Tanner Ehmke, CoBank

Registration is $40 per person. The registration fee includes lunch and meeting materials. A virtual option for those who cannot attend is person is also available.  Register for the conference at

The conference is a collaboration of the MAB program, KFB and KDA.

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