Livestock Person of the Year applications are due May 1. Get the application.
The premier educational event for livestock producers nationwide.
November 30 and December 1, 2018
William Matthew Middle School, 1515 S. Cottage Grove, Kirksville, Missouri
Yes, due to the hard work of our committee members and some very loyal and generous program sponsors, it's all FREE!
2017 Platinum Level
We're excited to announce that David Kohl, PhD, will provide an educational workshop, topics to be announced soon. Kohl has traveled over 9 million miles throughout his professional career, conducting more than 6,000 workshops and seminars for agricultural groups such as bankers, Farm Credit, FSA, and regulators, as well as producer and agribusiness groups.
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Nutrition Educators Training, @ Adair County Extension Center, Kirksville, MO. Registration information available in October.
6 p.m. - Free co-sponsored beef supper. Yes, it's free thanks to our generous program co-sponsors.
7 p.m. - Evening program begins in the auditorium. Livestock Person of the Year presentation, Agriculture Educator of the Year award presentation and Keynote Speaker David Kohl, Ph.D., a powerful ag speaker and award-winning instructor. He writes regularly for the Corn and Soybean Digest and other leading ag lending publications.)
8 a.m to 5 p.m. - Free Trade Show continues.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Free Educational Programs. We have one of the best educational programs in the country for anyone interested in the production of livestock and forages. Eight different topics every hour. Forty-eight top -notch speakers, forty-eight different topics, including beef, sheep, meat goats, stock dogs, forages, horses, farm management and around the farm and home topics.
12 p.m. to 2 p.m. - Free Governors-style Luncheon. Thanks to our state's many commodity groups and area businesses.
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. - Educational programs continue. Eight different topics every hour