The premier educational event for livestock producers nationwide.

November 30 and December 1, 2018

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

 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

Forage section speakers

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

      2018 information available soon.    Complete 2017 Saturday program (pdf)

 3 pm - Forages Panel​

Harry Cope                                     Dennis McDonald   

Producer                                                                 Producer             

                                         Truxton, MO                                                               Galt, MO

David Otte                                    

Green Valley Seed                                                 
Kahoka, MO                                              


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

 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

Booking Trade Show booths now.  Get the trade show flyer.              Learn more about the Ag Lenders Seminar.

 10 am - Winter Feed as a Fertilizer​

Dr. John Lory

Assistant Professor and State Extension Agronomy Specialist

University of Missouri

​Columbia, MO