Fourteenth Annual Mid-Missouri Grazing Conference
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Capitol Plaza Hotel, 415 W. McCarty St., Jefferson City, Missouri


This year’s program features nine breakout sessions with timely information for graziers and forage producers.  The trade show will feature vendors whose products have revolutionized grazing management.  Our afternoon Keynote Session speakers will discuss livestock selection and lessons learned and future direction of grazing livestock enterprises.

Keynote speakers

Dr. Bob Nusbaum

“Livestock Selection – Wants vs. Needs”
Dr. Bob Nusbaum, Emeritus Professor of Animal Science, retired in 2008 from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville after 25 years as a teacher, researcher and extension specialist. Prior to that he also worked as the Extension Meats Specialist at Virginia Tech and as a US Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya, East Africa.  He and his wife, Amanda, currently raise registered Angus cattle and Katahdin sheep at their farm in Potosi, WI.

Producer Panel: Matt Boatright, Jeremia Markway, and Denis Turner

“Hardest Lesson Learned, Most Valuable Lesson Learned, and Future Direction”
These successful grazing managers will discuss how their operations have evolved to their current status and provide insight into how they have adapted their operations to ever-changing forage, livestock, environmental, and economic conditions.


Trade show exhibit booth spaces are still available for vendors.  Booth registration fee is $100 and the deadline is January 20, 2017.  All the details are in the Vendor registration form (PDF)


The Mid-Missouri Grazing Conference is a collaborative effort of the following organizations: