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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

2014 North American Manure Expo (Springfield, MO)

When:  Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 7:30 a.m. to Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 4 p.m.

Where:  
Ozark Empire Fairgrounds
3001 N Grant Ave, Springfield MO map...

Description:

The two-day event will feature tours on July 8 to a pasture-based dairy for concrete tank and lagoon agitation demonstrations, and to a wastewater treatment facility featuring anaerobic digestion, nutrient management planning and field mapping.

On July 9, there will be solid and liquid application demonstrations, an equipment and trade show, and educational sessions. Speakers include several MU Extension specialists: agricultural engineer Joe Zulovich, economist Ray Massey, water quality specialist Bob Broz, and nutrient management specialist John Lory.

The 2014 North American Manure Expo will conclude with demonstrations on manure gas and safety, and manure spill response and management.

The expo offers practical demonstrations, classroom teaching, and the opportunity to interact with industry representatives and regulators. The expo is not just for producers; it is for everyone who works with nutrient management.

Session topic:

The expo rotates among states each year, and this is the first year Missouri is hosting the event.

Registration:

Admission is free, but preregistration is required. For more information and to register for the expo, visit http://www.manureexpo.org. more...

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Teng Teeh Lim, limt@missouri.edu
Agricultural Engineering, MU Extension
phone: 573/882-9519




Beyond Banking for Agriculture meeting--Maryville

When:  Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where:  
First Christian Church fellowship hall
201 W 3rd St, Maryville MO map...

Description:

Sponsored by Bank Midwest and University of Missouri Extension, this meeting will cover several very timely topics for beef cattle producers. Is this the right time to expand? And how can we be prepared to mitigate the many challenges and risk involved in beef production? Scott Brown, livestock economist with the University of Missouri, will present, "Is Now the Time to Expand Your Cattle Herd?". Also on the program is Ryan Milhollin, MU ag economist, to talk about mitigating risk with livestock and forage insurance.

Session topic:

Beyond Banking for Agriculture meeting--Maryville

Registration:

RSVP to Carole Couts at Bank Midwest at 660-582-2131 or ccouts@bankmw.com

Registration
deadline:

7/2/2014

Cost:

$0.00

Facilitator:

Amie Schleicher, schleichera@missouri.edu
Atchison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 744-6231




Industry Outlook & Risk Management Meeting for Beef Producers

When:  Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where:  
Platte County Resource Center auditorium
11724 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City MO map...

Description:

This meeting will cover several very timely topics for beef cattle producers. Is this the right time to expand? And how can we be prepared to mitigate the many challenges and risk involved in beef production? Scott Brown, livestock economist with the University of Missouri, will present, "Is Now the Time to Expand Your Cattle Herd?". Also on the program is Ryan Milhollin, MU ag economist, to talk about mitigating risk with livestock and forage insurance.

Session topic:

Industry Outlook & Risk Management Meeting for Beef Producers

Registration:

To register, contact the Platte County MU Extension Center at 816-270-2141 or platteco@missouri.edu. For questions about the program topics, contact Amie Schleicher at the Atchison County MU Extension Center at 660-744-6231 or schleichera@missouri.edu or Nate Cahill at the Johnson County MU Extension Center at 660-747-3193 or cahilln@missouri.edu.

Registration
deadline:

7/8/2014

Cost:

$15.00

Facilitator:

Amie Schleicher, schleichera@missouri.edu
Atchison County MU Extension Center
phone: (660) 744-6231