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September 18, 2018

Blockchain Drive-In Workshop

Submitted by Mary Bowen

K-State’s Master of Agribusiness Program, Kansas Farm Bureau and Kansas Department of Agriculture are hosting a blockchain drive-in workshop on Friday, October 12, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at KDA. This event will explain blockchains and discuss uses in agriculture. It is open to all professionals in the food, animal health and agribusiness industry at $40 per person. Register online at http://mab.k-state.edu/events/blockchain2018.html.

Workshop Sessions Include:

  • Blockchain 101 - Andy Brudtkuhl, National Pork Board
  • First Movers, The Case of Wyoming Beef - Rob Jennings, Beefchain.io
  • Policy Implications - Daniel Gorfine, CFTC (invited)
  • Practical Applications - Lukas Fricke & Neil Johnson, ChorCheck
  • Practical Applications - Tanner Ehmke, CoBank

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