A series of Ag Profitability Conferences, organized by Kansas State University Research and Extension, have been slated for various locations around the state.

The one-day conferences are designed to provide the most recent research-based economic information to agricultural producers, agribusiness owners, lenders, and others in agriculture who are interested in maximizing profits.

The conference dates, locations and contact telephone numbers are:

Jan. 15 - McPherson - 4-H Building at Woodside & Hickory - 620-241-1523.

Jan. 29 - Beloit - Municipal Building at 119 N. Hershey - 785-738-3597.

Feb. 7 - Colby - Colby Community Building at 285 E. 5th St. - 785-460-4582.

Feb. 11 - Onaga - Onaga Senior Center at 200 Bypass Rd. - 785-457-3319.

Feb. 12 - Scott City - Wm. Carpenter 4-H Building - 620-872-2930.

Feb. 13 - Pratt - Pratt Co. 4-H Center/Fairground at 81 Lake Rd. - 620-672-6121.

Numerous agencies and companies are co-sponsoring the Ag Profitability conferences. Information about speakers and pre-registration at each location is available on K-StateĀ“s Agricultural EconomicsĀ“ AgManager Web site at http://www.agmanager.info/events/ag_profitability/2008 (or, by clicking the graphic at the bottom on the front page of www.agmanager.info ).