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

Missouri Livestock Symposium

Yes, due to the hard work of our committee members and some very loyal and generous program sponsors, it's all FREE!

Thank you

2017 Platinum Level
​Program Sponsors

It's all free...

Friday, November 30, 2018


  • 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.

  • 4 to 10 p.m. - Free trade show. Something for everyone. Our trade show is the largest agricultural-based trade show in the Midwest. Don't miss out! Book your trade show booth today!

  • 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.)


Saturday, December 1, 2018