19-21Jan | Heart of America Dairy Expo

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2017 has the largest Heart of America Dairy Expo!
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23Jan | Barry Co. Soils and Crops

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31Jan | Monett Ag Conference

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7Feb | Winter Dairy Meeting

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20-24Feb | Dairy Profit Seminar

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Additional 2017 Area Winter Farm & Horticulture Meetings


1/14 Master Beekeeping Level 1 Class – “Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping,” 8 a.m. to noon , Saturday, Jan. 14 at Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield. Cost of the class is $75 for required book and class materials. Dan Cropper, certified beekeeper from West Plains, will be teaching this University of Missouri designed class and curriculum. To register call the Greene County Extension Center at (417) 881-8909 or register online at

1/16 Calving Workshop. starting at 6 p.m. on Jan. 16 at the Springfield Livestock Marketing Center. There is a $10 per person registration fee and a meal will be provided to attendees thanks to a sponsorship from Macs Vet Supply. Scott Poock, state MU vet, will discuss topics related to assisting the cow and calf during calving time, what to do when the vet can’t get there, cow health before and after birth and young calf health concerns. Wesley Tucker, ag business specialist from Bolivar, will discuss the economics associated with spring and fall calving. Andy McCorkill, livestock specialist from Buffalo, will discuss the nutritional needs of the cow before and after calving along with breed-back concerns. Registration is needed by Jan. 14. The preferred method is to register and pay online at Registrations can also be made by mailing a check to Greene County Extension, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo. 65807.

1/19 Dade County Forage and Crop Conference, Jan. 19 at 5:30 pm at the Lockwood United Methodist Life Center. Cost $5, dinner included, RSVP to 417-637-2112 by Jan 13. Topics: Johnson Grass Control, Basic Pasture Weed Management, 2017 Soybean Weed Management

1/23 Barry County Soils and Crops Conference, Jan. 23. SEE ABOVE

1/26 Southwest Missouri Beef Cattle Conference, 4 p.m., Jan. 26 at Stockton United Methodist Church, Stockton. For more information or to register call 417-276-3313.

1/28 Webster County Diversified Agriculture Conference, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday Jan. 28 at Faith Southern Baptist Church, Marshfield. Contact Webster County Extension Center at 417-859-2044 or by email at to register for lunch and for more information.

1/30 Growing the Grower Series: Berry Production, Jan. 30, 6-8 pm, Stone County Library, 106 E. 5th St, Galena, MO, $5 charge, preregistration requested by calling Sara Wikoff at 417-334-4544 ext. 252 or by emailing to

1/31 Monett Dairy Day, Jan. 31 at the Monett Armory. SEE ABOVE
1/31 Monett Beef Conference – Jan. 31 at the Monett Armory. For more information, call the Lawrence County Extension Center at 417-466-3102.

1/31 Farm Estate and Succession Planning, 6 pm at the Lockwood United Methodist Life Center. Cost $135 (family discounts available), dinner included, must register to 417-637-2112 by 1/23.
        This is a 4- series class meeting weekly on 1/31, 2/7, 2/14 and 2/21

Please click February and March for the complete list of winter offerings 


Christian County – Thursday, February 2, 2017, 1:00 PM
LOCATION PENDING – Working on Central Bank in Nixa, but not confirmed.

Stone County – Friday, February 3, 2017, 1:00 PM
Stone County Annex (south side of square)
Galena, MO ($15 Charge - Information - 417-357-6812)

Taney County – Friday, February 23, 24, 2017 1:00 PM
Taneyville Municipal Building, Taneyville, MO
($15 Charge - Information – 417-546-4431)

Lawrence County – PENDING – Possibly Feb. 23 at SW Center but I can’t catch Jendel today.

Barry County – Monday, March 13, 2017,
1:00 PM Barry County Courthouse Commission Room, or
5:30 PM Cassville High School Vo-Ag Dept. (Light meal provided for the 5:30 program only)
($15 Charge - Pre-registration Required - 417-847-3161)

Greene County – Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:00 PM
Greene County Extension Center, located in the
Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, Springfield, MO
($18 Charge - Pre-registration Required – Call 417-881-8909, ext. 42953 or register on-line at