The premier educational event for livestock producers.

December 6 & 7, 2019 

William Matthew Middle School, 1515 S. Cottage Grove,  Kirksville, Missouri

Missouri Livestock Symposium

12 to 2 p.m. Governor's Style Luncheon

Hosted by Missouri's finest commodity groups and
co-sponsored by your Missouri Department of Agriculture.

Visit the Trade Show

Times, topics and speakers are subject to change.

11 a.m. - Improving Cattle Stockmanship


Dr. Temple Grandin                 About Dr. Grandin

       Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State                   University, Fort Collins, Colorado

2 p.m. - Nutrition and Heifer Development in Missouri

Dr. Eric Bailey (invited)           About Dr. Bailey

           State Beef Extension Specialist

           University of Missouri-Columbia

Beef Cattle speakers

    Saturday, December 7, 2019 -- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Symposium Schedule

Friday, December 6, 2019

  • 10 am to 3 pm - Nutrition Educators Training, Adair County Extension Center. This event has a fee.
  • 4 to 10 p.m. - Free trade show. 
  • 6 p.m. - Free co-sponsored beef supper. 
  • 7 p.m. - Evening program begins in the auditorium. 


Saturday, December 7, 2019

9 a.m. - Animal Welfare Issues


Dr. Temple Grandin                 About Dr. Grandin

       Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State                   University, Fort Collins, Colorado

3 p.m. - Capturing Profit: Matching Milk and Fertility to                               Forage Resources


Dr. David Lalman                     About Dr. Lalman

      Professor (Harrington Chair) and Extension Beef Cattle                Specialist, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

​​10 a.m. - Capturing Profit: Matching Cow Size to Forage                                   Resources


Dr. David Lalman                     About Dr. Lalman

      Professor (Harrington Chair) and Extension Beef Cattle                Specialist, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma

4 p.m. - Can You Rank the Cows in Your Herd?


Dr. Jordan Thomas

      Assistant Professor Animal Science and Extension State Beef        Reproduction Specialist, University of Missouri-Columbia