USDA official to speak at ag conference

WICHITA -- Michael Scuse, U.S. Department of Agriculture's deputy undersecretary for farm and foreign agricultural services, will be the keynote speaker at the Sedgwick County extension's Ag Profitability Conference on Dec. 8.

Scuse will speak after the noon lunch is concluded. The event, which starts at 9 a.m., will be at extension center, 7001 W. 21st St.

Cost is $15. Registration is requested by Tuesday.

For more information, call 316-660-0100 or e-mail Gary Cramer at