​9 a.m. - Hot Topics in Food​


Dr. Stephanie Clark

Professor Food Science and Human Nutrition

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Food Chatter/Stock Dog speakers

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

    2016 speakers listed below; 2017 speakers to be announced soon.

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

10 a.m. - Dietary Protein and the Potential to
Burn More Calories

Dr. Jamie Baum

Assistant Professor Nutrition, Department of Food Science

University of Arkansas

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

11 a.m. - Missouri Climate Trends:
Past, Present and Future

Dr. Patrick Guinan

Associate Professor of Climatology

University of Missouri

Now booking trade show booths for 2017!                            Enter our farm photo contest!
The all new Holiday Inn Express in Kirksville is our headquarters hotel. Book your room now for a special reduced rate. Use group code: MLS

Border Collie Series

2 p.m. How to pick a breeder and pup

3 p.m. Getting the right training foundation

4 p.m. How to train a dog to be a useful partner


Dr. Mike Neary

Internationally known expert in training and handling Border Collies
as sheep dogs and ​Extension Sheep Specialist

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana