FHSU agribusiness students visit firms

HAYS, KS -- Students in the agribusiness firms marketing and management class at Fort Hays State University took two field trips recently to visit ag-related businesses.

On March 28, the class toured south central Kansas, stopping at the AgCo farm implement manufacturing plant in Hesston, Prairie Force Products in Hutchinson, and poultry producer Cal-Maine Foods in Chase.

The April 5 trip took students to the Excel beef processing plant and Farmland Industries anhydrous plant in Dodge City; in Garden City, they visited Reaves Ag Energy.

Students participating in the trips are listed below by hometown and classification.

EFFINGHAM: Ryan Taliaferro, senior
ESBON: Kenny Mizner, senior
HAYS: Jarett Schmeidler, junior
LARNED: Eric Fox, senior
SOLDIER: Chad Cormier, senior
WASHINGTON: Kevin Holsch, senior
WINONA: Travis Latham, senior
DE WITT, NE: Preston Gronemeyer, senior

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