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MANHATTAN, Kan. — Several advisory boards which serve to advise the Kansas Department of Agriculture will meet on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. The meetings will be held on the Kansas State Fairgrounds, and are open to the public.

The boards which will meet on Sept. 12 are:

Kansas Board of Agriculture
9:00 a.m. to noon
Encampment Building: Kansas Farm Service Activity Room
Contact: Brittney Grother, Brittney.Grother@ks.gov or 785-564-6797

Kansas Board of Animal Health/Kansas Pet Animal Advisory Board
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Prairie Pavilion Beef Offices
Contact: Justin Smith, Justin.Smith@ks.gov or 785-564-6601

Kansas Marketing Advisory Board
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Kansas State Fair Office: board room
Contact: Kerry Wefald, Kerry.Wefald@ks.gov or 785-564-6758

State Conservation Commission
9:00 a.m. to noon
Cottonwood Court: upstairs meeting room
Contact: Division of Conservation, kda.doc.@ks.gov or 785-564-6620

The meetings are open to the public. Individuals who have questions about any of the meetings should contact the Kansas Department of Agriculture at 785-564-6700 for more information.

Persons who require special accommodations must make their needs known at least two days prior to the meeting.

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