The Council is an alliance of individuals, businesses, and organizations associated with the extensive agricultural industry of the Kansas City region.

Mission: To advocate growth and awareness of the food, fiber, agri-science, and related industries in the Kansas City region


  • To provide a forum to identify and discuss the potential impact of emerging issues and opportunities
  • To educate elected officials and government leaders
  • To advocate agriculture to industry, media, community and youth
  • To encourage economic development and trade growth
  • To facilitate networking and strengthen communication among Council members

Benefits to “Council” Members:

  • Economic Data – The Council will support the compilation, evaluation, and data application regarding the agricultural industry’s economic impact on the region.
  • Elected officials – An immediate goal is to educate public officials regarding the importance of the “farm to food” system to the region. 
  • Networking Opportunities – The Council will bring together agricultural professionals from across the region for regular events.
  • Education – The Council will provide industrial leaders, and others, to speak before its membership regarding contemporary agricultural issues.
  • Cost Reductions – Payment to networking and education events will be provided to membership at reduced costs.