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The premier educational event for livestock producers nationwide.

December 1 & 2, 2017

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

 10 am - Winter Feed as a Fertilizer​

Dr. John Lory

Assistant Professor and State Extension Agronomy Specialist

University of Missouri

​Columbia, MO

 3 pm - Forages Panel​

Harry Cope                                     Dennis McDonald   

Producer                                                                 Producer             

                                         Truxton, MO                                                               Galt, MO

David Otte                                    

Green Valley Seed                                                 
Kahoka, MO                                              


Forage section speakers

     Saturday, December 2, 2017-- 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

      Complete Saturday program (pdf)

 2 pm - Tools to Improve Grassland Health​

​Doug Peterson

Iowa/Missouri Regional Soil Health Specialist

National Soil Health Division

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Des Moines, IA

 9 am - Establishing Native Grass Forages​

11 am - Managing Native Grass Pastures

​Dr. Patrick Keyser

Professor of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture

Knoxville, TN