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July 17, 2014
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Animal Health Industry Insights Seminar: Introduction to Compounding

K-State Olathe is site for professional development opportunity

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Kansas State University's Master of Agribusiness (MAB) program is hosting an Animal Health Industry Insights seminar on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at noon at the K-State Olathe Campus.

Featured speaker, Denise E. Farris is the managing member of the Farris Law Firm, L.L.C., practicing general business, commercial construction, equine/agricultural law and offering mediation and arbitration services. She will present “Introduction to Compounding” pharmaceuticals for the animal health industry, as well as take questions from the audience.

Farris’s practice, which is rated “AV,” the highest peer review rating for expertise and ethics, puts a special emphasis on small business, risk management, general contract, government contracting and minority/women business certification issues on a local, state and national level. She also has contract expertise in equine law services, providing risk management contracts for large breeding, boarding and training stables nationwide in areas such as Equine Activity Liability Act compliance, boarding, breeding, sales, training, lesson and syndication agreements.

The seminar is open to the public, but attendees must register and pay the $25 registration fee by July 31 at KSU MAB Events. The fee includes lunch. For more information about the seminar contact Mary Bowen at 785-532-4435 or mjbowen@ksu.edu.

K-State’s Master of Agribusiness is an award-winning, distance-education degree program that focuses on food, animal health and agribusiness management. Students and alumni work in every sector of the food, animal health and agribusiness industry and are located in 40 states within the United States and in more than 30 countries.


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Story by: Mary Bowen
K-State Research & Extension News

Mary Bowen - 785-532-4435 or mjbowen@ksu.edu