MAEP - Explore Missouri

Description: Explore Missouri is an annual tour that the past MAEP president host in their county office area. It is a great time for the membership and their families to come together and learn what Missouri has to offer. 

May 24 & 25, 2017.  Hosted by  Brent Carpenter in West Central Missouri. Headquarters will be Sedalia. We plan for this to be an ISE opportunity. More details to follow.



2016, July    Hosted by Sarah Denkler in Southeast Missouri

  • MaKaskle Family Farm in Bragadocio
  • Delta Bees CO. based in Kennett
  • Bader Peach Farms in Campbell
  • Parker Bros Farms in Sikeston
  • Hamra Farms in Sikeston
  • Beggs Melons in Benton

2015, June (Atchison County - NW Region)            Hosted by Jim Crawford, past President of MAEP

Wind Farms of Atchison County

Hurst Greenery, Blake and Julie Hurst

Advanced Pork Systems, Fairfax, MO

Golden Triangle Energy, Craig, MO

Graves-Chapple Research Center



2014, June (Livingston County - NW Region)            Hosted by Kevin Hansen, past President of MAEP

    Forage Systems Research Center

   Chillicothe Fish Farm

    Providence Farms (Gerry and Lisa Newman)

   Trans Ova Genetics

   Jamesport Vegetable Auction


2012, June (Vernon County - SW Region)            Hosted by Wayne Prewitt, past president of MAEP

Missouri Northern Pecans, Green Spring Bull Test Station, Kitten Creek Dairy, Twin Counties Produce


2013, June (Boone County - NE Region)            Hosted by Kent Shannon, past president of MAEP

Meeting held at Les Bourgeois Winery and Vineyards


2010 (Franklin County - EC Region)            Hosted by Matt Herring, past president of MAEP


2008 (Carroll County - CM Region)           Hosted by Parman Green, past president of MAEP

      Shepherd Farms, Inc. - Clifton Hill

      AGRIServices of Brunswick, LLC

     Pin Oak Hills - Bogard

            Peter's Orchard - Waverly                                      

       Baltimore Bend Vineyard - Waverly


 2009 (Atchison County - NW Region)            Hosted by Amie Schleicher, past president of MAEP

        Places visited:   Terry and Cathy Lesher Farm; Supper & Meeting at Black Iron Grill; "Great" Breakfast Provided by Atchison Extension Faculty and Staff; Cow Branch Wind Farm   

         Jim Pierson, Private Lands Conservationist, Brickyard Hill Conservation Area  (Loess Hills)  

        Bob Chapple at Graves-Chapple Research and Demonstration Farm     






     Jesse S. - MAEP "trainee"