Missouri Livestock Symposium

Meat Goat Section Speakers

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

    Saturday program schedule (pdf)

The premier educational event for livestock producers nationwide.

December 1 & 2, 2017

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

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.

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The all new Holiday Inn Express in Kirksville is our headquarters hotel.
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10 am - What's My Goat Worth?

​​Jodie Pitcock

Assistant Field Chief - Livestock & Grain

Agricultural Marketing Service
United States Department of Agriculture
​ St. Joseph, MO

11 am - Understanding Dewormer Resistance and What We
Can Do About It
3 pm - It's Time to Rethink Parasite Control in Goats


​Ray Kaplan, DVM

​Professor of Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases
​College of Veterinary Medicine, Univeristy of Georgia

Athens, GA

9 am - So You Want to Do Goats

2 pm - Feeding Gestating and Lactating Does

4 pm - Breeds of Meat Goats

Dr. Frank Pinkerton

Animal Nutritionist/Livestock Marketing Specialist

San Marcos, TX