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Hickory County Ag Conference
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, 5:45 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The McCarty Senior Center
Rt. 3 Box 3282
Wheatland, MO 65779
Located on the south side of highway 54
1/2 mile east of Wheatland, MO.
Rt. 3 Box 3282, Wheatland MO map...
The annual Hickory County Agriculture Conference is scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2014 at the McCarty Senior Center in Wheatland. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m. followed by dinner and the evening program.
Speakers include Wesley Tucker discussing “5 Keys to Profitability in Beef Cattle Operations” and Gene Schmitz discussing “Alternative Forage for Beef Cattle”. Additional topics for the evening include updates from the Farm Service Agency by Rick Lightfoot, Natural Resources Conservation Service by Gorman Bennett and the Hickory County Soil & Water Conservation District by Duane Mackey.
The conference is being sponsored by Bank of Urbana, Boliver and Weaubleau Farmer’s Exchange, the Hickory County Commissioners and the Hickory County Extension Council. Additional sponsors are also being solicited.
Hickory County Ag Conference speakers include Wesley Tucker discussing “5 Keys to Profitability in Beef Cattle Operations” and Gene Schmitz discussing “Alternative Forages for Beef Cattle”. USDA and SWCD personnel will also present agency updates.
To register by phone, for more information, or to make special accommodations due to disability, please contact the Hickory County Extension Center before Friday, February 21, 2014 at 417-745-6767. more...