The Wheat State District invites members from the Central and Texoma districts to join them on March 21-22, 2024 in Manhattan, KS for the annual spring joint districts’ meeting.

The meeting will be held at the Kansas State University IGP Institute building.

The activities begin on Thursday, March 21 with the technical sessions in the morning through mid-afternoon, includes lunch, and follows with tours of the Hal Ross Flour Mill, O.H. Kruse Feed Innovation Center, and Kansas Wheat & Innovation Center.

A social hour and banquet will follow that evening. The golf outing will begin Friday morning.


To register online with credit card, please click here: Online Registration (credit card payment).

For more information or to register by check, please click Downloadable Registration Form.

If you want to call and pay by credit card, you can call the IAOM office (913) 338-3377.


The Purple Ash Golf Tournament will be held at Colbert Hills with tee times beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 22 followed by lunch.

Golf registration includes green fees, cart rental, range balls, and lunch.

Awards will be presented at lunch.

If you would like to make a donation for prizes or sponsorship please contact

Colbert Hills, 5200 Colbert Hills Drive, Manhattan, KS 66503


IAOM has reserved a block of rooms at a special rate of $109.95/per night (plus taxes) at the Holiday Inn at the Campus on Wednesday (3/20) and Thursday (3/21).

You can click the link, “Compare Rooms," enter Check In and Check Out dates, and under Rate Preference enter Group Code “IAO”.

Or you can call 785.539.7531 & request the Group Code “IAO” by the March 11, 2024 cut-off date to receive this rate.

Rooms will revert to a space and rate available basis after March 11.

Holiday Inn At The Campus 1641 Anderson Avenue Manhattan, KS 66502 1-785-539-7531 *Group Code: IAO

For planning purposes, advance registration is greatly appreciated!

Please let us know which functions you will be attending.

Because we have to guarantee a certain number of attendees, there will be no refunds for cancellations made after March 14, 2024.

We are excited for this opportunity to host a joint meeting with these three great districts.

I hope you will be able to make arrangements to attend.

We are working on putting together a worthwhile technical session for your benefit.

Dress for the meetings is business casual.

Schedule at a Glance:

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Technical Conference: K-State International Grains Program Building 7 a.m.: On Site Registration & Breakfast 8 a.m. thru mid-afternoon (includes lunch) - Districts’ Business Meetings following Technical Sessions - Tours of Hal Ross Flour Mill, O.H. Kruse Feed Innovation Center and Kansas Wheat & Innovation Center.

Social Hour & Banquet: Holiday Inn At The Campus 6 p.m.: Social Hour 7 p.m.: Banquet

Friday March 22, 2024

Purple Ash Golf Tournament: Colbert Hills-Manhattan, KS 10 a.m. Tee times begin *Golf registration includes green fees, cart rental, and lunch

Please register & make your reservations as early as possible. Thank you and we hope to see you there!

Tracy Eustace, Wheat State District Secretary / Treasurer W.D. Patterson Co., Inc. (316) 283-7171;

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