MANHATTAN -- The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop from 1 to 5 p.m. March 24 at the Marion Community Center, 203 N. Third in Marion. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources and current business development and organizational contacts to assist with startups or expansions.

Featured speakers at the event will include representatives from the city of Hillsboro, city of Marion, Marion County Economic Development, Network Kansas, Kansas Department of Agriculture, Small Business Development Center, USDA and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Representatives from the KDA will be Kerry Wefald and Julie Roller.

To RSVP, email your name and workshop location to