Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association (KARA) is excited to announce its 7th Annual Kansas Applicator Institute (KAI) Рa cutting-edge, retailer and producer precision application program РAugust 8-9th at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson!

After a full day of educational programming, attendees will spend Wednesday evening at the State Fairgrounds viewing exhibits, enjoying dinner and socializing with their peers. On Thursday, attendees will rotate throughout various training sessions, with the exhibit and popular “Ride and Drive” areas set aside as individual rotations. You will not find a more specialized, interactive program for applicators in the state.

Please call the Association office at 785-234-0461, or email Director of Member Services, Samantha Tenpenny, at samantha@kansasag.org should you have questions regarding the show.


To register as an EXHIBITOR, click here or see the exhibitor packet for more information.

To register as an ATTENDEE, click here.



The following hotels have room blocks reserved for KAI attendees. Please contact the hotels directly for reservations
Holiday Inn Express, 911 Porter St., 620-259-8656
Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1111 North Lorraine, 620-259-8787
Hampton Inn, 1401 1/2 East 11th, 620-665-9800
Atrium Hotel, 1400 North Lorraine, 620-669-9311

Full agenda click HERE:


Tuesday,August 7
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Exhibitor Move-in & Registration, Fairgrounds

Wednesday, August 8
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Attendee Registration, Encampment Building

7:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Exhibitor Move-in & Registration, Fairgrounds
**All exhibits must be set by 10 A.M.

8:30 a.m.

Program begins, Encampment Building

11:30 a.m.

Lunch, Encampment Building

5:00 p.m.

Ride and Drive Demo, Parking Lots NB

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Dinner and Social, Fairground

Thursday, August 9
7:30 a.m.
Exhibits/tradeshow opens, Encampment Building

8:30 a.m.

Program resumes, Fairgrounds

12:30 p.m.

Lunch, awards & closing, Encampment Building

1:30 p.m.

Exhibits/tradeshows Close, Encampment Building

1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

1A + General Applicator Exams


Samantha Tenpenny, Director of Member Services
(785) 234-0463