Events & Training

Annual Meeting

Aug. 25, 2020

Due to COVID-19, we were sadly forced to hold our annual meeting virtually via Zoom in 2020. There is no charge to attend our annual meeting via Zoom this year, although we appreciate your consideration of registering for our annual meeting via the button below to the left and thank you for your in-kind voluntary contribution to our association. During the COVID-19 pandemic, your association has worked around the clock to protect agribusiness in Kansas from stringent government regulation. We apologize for the circumstances, but truly appreciate your willingness to support KARA.

Kansas Applicator Institute

Aug. 5 – 6, 2020

Kansas Applicator Institute: Where applicators and certified crop advisors discuss tomorrow’s precision application – today

Composite Calendar

The ultimate way to mark your calendar is by looking at this detailed list of events all the way from January to December.

NH3 Workshops

Sept. 1 and Sept. 3, 2020

This program includes a combination of demonstrations and presentations that will cover the characteristics of anhydrous ammonia, facility safety, emergency response and product handling. Learn from the best and brightest in the NH3 field. Individual speakers will provide input on their specific areas of expertise.

KSU Field Days


Due to concerns of the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), our annual Field Days program has been canceled for 2020. We hope you join us in 2021!

Legislative Action Day

Jan. 22, 2020

Legislative Action Day is the one day every year the agribusiness industry converges on Topeka to meet with elected officials and provide a platform for agriculture.

1A Recertification

Nov. 5, 2020

Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association is proud to announce plans for its 1A, ag plant and commercial application, recertification to be held in Salina at the Tony’s Pizza Event Center on Thursday, November 5, 2020. For the first time, attendees will have the option to recertify in-person or online via recorded Zoom sessions.

Crop Production Update

Dec. 1 – 2, 2020

This training provides the latest research and technological advances in the crop production industry. The presentations include the latest technology on weed and insect control, fertilizer and chemical recommendations, soil fertility concerns and much more.

Chemical Accident Prevention

This training provides the latest research information on keeping you safe and efficient while working with hazardous chemicals.

CDL Exam Prep Course

Jan. 7, 9, 16 | Aug. 4 | Aug. 27 | Sept. 29, 2020

This one-day course will walk attendees through the Kansas Commercial Driver License (CDL) Manual with the goal of obtaining their Commercial Learners Permit (CLP). Cost includes Kansas CDL Manual, practice exams, material review and lunch.