Livestock Person of the Year applications are due May 1. Get the application.

The premier educational event for livestock producers nationwide.

November 30 and December 1, 2018

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​​