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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

2 pm  - Creating Valuable Feeder Calves
That ​Everyone Wants to Buy

Tom Brink
CEO, Red Angus Association of America
​​ Commerce City, CO​​

 10 am - Planning a Feeding Program for
Weaned Calves

Dr. Eric Bailey

State Beef Nutrition Specialist

University of Missouri Extension

       About Dr. Bailey                                                          Columbia, MO

 11 am - Beef Industry Panel

​Mark Harmon
​Marketing Director

Joplin Regional Stockyards, Joplin, MO

Tom Brink

CEO, Red Angus Association of America

Commerce City, CO

Don Graham

Cattle Buyer

Eucha, Oklahoma



9 am - All You Have to Own is a Cow

Wally Olson

Olson Ranch, LLC and Marketing School Instructor

About Wally                                                                        Claremore, OK

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

Beef Cattle speakers

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

       Complete Saturday program (pdf)

 4 pm - Show Me the Money

​Jodie Pitcock
Assistant Field Chief - Livestock & Grain
Agricultural Marketing Service

United States Department of Agriculture
​​ St. Joseph, MO​​

 3 pm - Marketing Approach: Getting the
Most $ ​Out of Your Cattle

Mark Harmon
Marketing Director, Joplin Regional Stockyards
​​ Joplin, MO​​