In the News...Council
to Honor Three Agribusiness Leaders
KANSAS CITY, MO: On June 17 at the
Chamber of Commerce Board Room in historic Union Station, the
Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City will honor three of the region’s leading
business figures who have been civic champions for agriculture in separate but
very key issue areas in our region.
“These individuals have had a positive and
lasting effect on our community. They are strong examples of what being an
advocate for agriculture can accomplish,”
says Mike Johanning, Chairman of the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City.
The 2015 Award for Agricultural Leadership and
Excellence, named in honor of the late Jay B. Dillingham, will be awarded to Dr. Brady Deaton,
Chancellor Emeritus, University of Missouri, Dee Likes, Chief Executive
Emeritus, Kansas Livestock Association, and the Honorable Bob Dole, former U.S.