2020 CVA Producer Summit

Please join us January 14, 2020 in Beloit, Kansas


As a cooperative, we are committed to the success of our growers. Our goal is to create an environment where our farmers are provided with the tools they need to build a strategy that brings them success. In current economic times, we must remain competitive, be passionate about our work, persevere and overcome all obstacles. We will meet the challenges ahead and rise above the competition to build our strategy together. We invite you to join us for the CVA Producer Summit.

Please register by January 10, 2020 to join us for this educational event. 

  • Listen to prominent speakers share valuable insights to benefit your farm operation.
  • Develop new relationships with other farm families that share a common purpose.

Questions? Contact Mallory Shoemaker at 785.738.0753.

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 121 W. Court Street, Beloit Kansas
Phone: (785) 738-3893

*Park in parking lot off of South Street. Enter through Down Under Bar. 

Questions? Contact Mallory Shoemaker at (785) 738-0753. 


8:30-9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00-9:30 a.m.  Welcome and Opening Presentation | Carl Dickinson, CVA President/CEO

9:30-10:30 a.m.  Weather Outlook 2019 | Mary Knapp, Kansas State University Climatologist 

10:30-10:45 a.m.   Refreshment Break

10:45-11:45 a.m.  Blockchain in Agriculture: Information Provenance across the Supply Chain…from planting, to shipment, to paymen | Dennis Gerson, PhD, Industry Expert and Independent Consultant 

11:45-1:00 p.m.    Lunch

1:00-2:00 p.m.      What's Driving Agriculture in the Year Ahead | Mike Pearson, Vice President of Market Engagement at the Zaner Group in Chicago and co-host of the Ag News Daily podcast

2:00 p.m.    Closing Remarks | Carl Dickinson, CVA President/CEO 


Central Valley Ag has developed an amazing lineup of speakers for the 2020 Producer Summit. Please join us to listen to these prominent speakers who will share valuable insights to benefit your farm operation.

Click on the photo to learn more about each speaker. 


It is Central Valley Ag's vision to be a world-class cooperative ensuring the long-term success of our member-owners. The CVA Producer Summit goal is to help our producers better understand changes within the agricultural industry and provide tools to take back to your farm operation. 

Please register by January 10, 2020. We look forward to having you with us! 

We sincerly hope you can make it. Are you ready to register?