Registration

Conference registration includes all sessions and handouts, continental breakfast, lunch and networking reception on Thursday, and breakfast buffet and lunch on Friday.

Early Bird Registration (available until January 17): $150
Regular Registration (after January 17): $175
Exhibitor Registration: $300 (registration must be received by January 24, 2020 to guarantee exhibit space and inclusion in the program as an exhibitor.)

Pre-conference Workshops

Optional pre-conference workshops are offered on Wednesday, February 12. Space is limited and additional fees apply. Pre-registration is required for these workshops.

Introduction to QuickBooks
9:00 a.m.– Noon, Hilton Garden Inn
Cost: $25

This hands-on session will introduce participants to QuickBooks as a farm business record keeping program. Participants will receive a printed manual and will work with an example farm to learn how to add bank accounts, loans, vendors and customers as well as enter checks or deposits. Designed for a novice user, participants who complete this session will be ready to begin using QuickBooks for farm bookkeeping. Laptopswill be provided for workshop participants.

Advanced QuickBooks
1:00–4:00 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn
Cost: $25

This QuickBooks session is intended for an experienced user who would like to learn more about using QuickBooks to managing their farm business. Participants will use a printed manual and an example farm to better understand accounts payable (bills), accounts receivable (invoices), and tracking inventory of raised or purchased agricultural products. Users should have prior experience with QuickBooks, as this session is not suitable for users new to the program. Laptops will be provided for workshop participants.

Agritourism
1:00–5:00 p.m.
Cost: $25 (includes transportation)

This tour includes stops at Hildebrand Farms Dairy near Junction City and Liquid Art Winery and Estate near Manhattan. Transportation is provided.

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Refunds/Cancellations

If you must cancel your registration, please do so by January 24, 2020. Registration fees, less a $25 processing fee, will be refunded if notice is received in the conference registration office on or before January 24. Due to guarantees we must give prior to the program, refunds are not available after January 24. To cancel or modify your registration, please send a written request to registration@k-state.edu with "WMF cancellation request" in the subject line. Registrants who do not cancel their registration by January 24 are responsible for the total registration fee even if they do not attend and have not paid the registration fee.

Women Managing the Farm and Kansas State University may cancel or postpone this program because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If the program is canceled or postponed, registration fees will be refunded but we cannot be held responsible for other costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Registration fees will not be canceled and refunds will not be issued if the program is held but the registrant is unable to attend due to travel delays or cancellations caused by inclement weather, or due to other extraordinary circumstances beyond the control of Women Managing the Farm and Kansas State University.

Registration Questions?

Contact the K-State Global Campus conference registration office at registration@k-state.edu or call 785-532-5569. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.

WMF Scholarships

Interested in applying for a scholarship to receive complimentary registration for the 2020 conference? For more information, please click the scholarship information and application button below. Applications are being accepted through January 3, 2020.

Scholarship Information and Application

Silent Auction

A silent auction will take place throughout the conference. Attendees will have an opportunity to bid on items through Friday morning, and winners will be announced at lunch on Friday. Conference participants can also contribute items for the silent auction. If you would like to contribute an item, please provide the requested information when you register, or just bring the item with you to the conference. Proceeds support Women Managing the Farm initiatives. Your participation is greatly appreciated.

Special Assistance

Women Managing the Farm and Kansas State University are committed to making programs accessible to all participants. A participant  with a disability who needs accommodations should indicate services needed at the time of registration, or by sending a written request to Debbie Hagenmaier. Requests for assistance must be received by January 17, 2020. After that date, we will make every effort to provide assistance but cannot guarantee that requested services will be available.

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