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

9 am - Safety & Benefits of GMO Crops​


John Vicini, Ph.D.

Food and Feed Safety Lead for Scientific Affairs

Senior Research Fellow, Regulatory Sciences

Monsanto Company, St. Louis, MO

Dr. Vicini will also speak at the Nutrition Educators Training on Friday, December 1

10 am - Fowl From Beginning to End
11 am - Challenges to Poultry Keeping and How
​to Avoid Them

Jesse Lyons

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

2 pm - Should You Have a Herding Dog -- What's Involved?

3 pm - Ways to Train Your Herding Dog

4 pm - Dog Trialing and Ranch Work

Bob Johnson

Dog trainer, BJ Border Collies

Tingley, Iowa

Food Chatter/Stock Dog speakers

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

      Complete Saturday program (PDF)

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

The all new Holiday Inn Express in Kirksville is our headquarters hotel.
Book your room online now for a special reduced rate, 660-956-4682. Use group code: MLS