The premier educational event for livestock producers.

December 6 & 7, 2019 

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

Missouri Livestock Symposium

2 p.m.: Perilous Pastures and Fatal Feedstuffs                     for Cattle

​Tim Evans, DVM (invited)
    Associate Professor of Veterinary Pathobiology and Head      of Toxicology, ​University of Missouri-Columbia

​10 a.m.: MU Forage Research Center Update

David Davis (invited)
    Superintendent, MU Forage Systems Research
    Center, Linneus, MO​


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.: Essential Elements of Grazing Management

​Victor Shelton
     Grazing Specialist, USDA-NRCS, Indiana

Forage section speakers

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

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

11 a.m.: Improving Pasture Soils with Management                     and Impact

​Victor Shelton
     Grazing Specialist, USDA-NRCS, Indiana

3 p.m.: Repairing Pasture

David Otte 
    Green Valley Seed, Kahoka, MO

​4 p.m.: Forages Panel with Dave Davis, David Otte and Victor Shelton