Livestock Person of the Year applications due May 1                 Booking trade show booths now!

The premier educational event for livestock producers.

December 6 & 7, 2019 

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

  • ​​​Jim Plassmeyer

​           Environmental Supervisor

           Department of Natural Resources

​           Jefferson City, MO

  • Dr. Phillip Lancaster

           Assistant Professor, Beef Cattle Production

           William H. Darr College of Agriculture

​           Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

  • ​​Troy Chockley

​           Environmental Engineer
           ​Natural Resource Conservation Service
​           Jefferson City, MO

  • Tom Kent
    Senior Territory Sales Business Manager
    ​Zoetis Animal Health

  • Tom Frey

           President, Livestock Marketing Association

           Creston Livestock Auction, Inc., Creston, Iowa

  • ​​​Joe Zulovich
    Agricultural Engineering
    University of Missouri Extension
    Columbia, Missouri
  • ​​Dr. Nichole L. Busdieker-Jesse

           Assistant Professor

           William H. Darr College of Agriculture

​           Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

9 am:  Winter Feeding with Expensive Hay

           State Beef Extension Specialist

           University of Missouri-Columbia

  • Dave Bryan
    Producer, Windsor, Missouri

Beef Cattle speakers

    Saturday, December 1, 2018 -- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

      We are booking 2019 speakers now. Information available soon.

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Symposium Schedule

Friday, November 30, 2018

  • 10 am to 4 pm - Ag Lenders Seminar, ​El Kadir Shrine Club, Kirksville, MO. This event has a fee.
  • 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 1, 2018




3-5 pm: Confined Cattle Feeding Panel Discussion

Moderated by Dr. Eric Bailey

2 pm: Finishing Cattle in a Confinement Barn

  • ​​Dr. Nichole L. Busdieker-Jesse

           Assistant Professor

           William H. Darr College of Agriculture

​           Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

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

10 am: Increasing Calf Value Panel Discussion

              moderated by Dr. Eric Bailey

  • Dr. Phillip Lancaster

           Assistant Professor, Beef Cattle Production

           William H. Darr College of Agriculture

​           Missouri State University, Springfield, MO

  • Corbitt Wall

           Commercial Cattle Manager, Livestock Market
           Analyst, DV Auction, Canyon, Texas

Missouri Livestock Symposium