Schedule and Speakers

Mid-Missouri Grazing Conference, Thurs., Feb. 25, 2016

Capital Plaza Hotel, Jefferson City, MO

8 a.m. – Registration begins and trade show opens

Early Registration (by February 19) = $50 per individual, $85 per couple or $25 per student
Registration at the door = $85 per individual, $120 per couple or $35 per student
Registration form (PDF)

Printable conference schedule (PDF)

9 – 9:50 a.m. – Breakout Session 1

            1A) Garth Lloyd – High Density Grazing

            1B) Wesley Tucker – Lease Agreements

            1C) Dr. Craig Payne – Low-Stress Cattle Handling

            1D) Dr. Craig Roberts – Post-harvest Forage Physiology (Hay/Haylage production)

9:50 – 10:20 – Break and vendors

10:20 – 11:10 a.m. – Breakout Session 2

             2A) Brent Bryant – Hoop Buildings for Beef Cattle

             2B) Darrell Busby – Utilizing Feedlot Performance Information on the Ranch

             2C) Dr. Craig Payne – Low-Stress Cattle Handling (repeat from session 1)

             2D) Clint Borum – Managing Wildlife on a Production Farm  

11:10 – 11:40 a.m. – Break and vendors

11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Breakout Session 3

            3A) Garth Lloyd – High Density Grazing (repeat from session 1)

            3B) Wesley Tucker – Lease Agreements (repeat from session 1)

            3C) Mark Kennedy - Stockpiled Tall Fescue Management

            3D) Dr. Jason Apple –Grassfed and Conventionally Finished Meat Characteristics

12:30 p.m. – Lunch

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. – Keynote Speaker 1

           Hugh Harvey – "Concepts and Considerations When Planning for Estate Succession in Agriculture"

2 – 3 p.m. – Keynote Speaker 2

           Luke Linnenbringer – "Grazing Cover Crops and Annual Forages"

3:30 Wrap-up and conference ends