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MOCAN: “From Our Farm, to Your Table” tour

Join MOCAN for a Beef & Dairy Farm Tour on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 9:15 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

The tour includes a beef farm tour, lunch and talk with Director Chinn from the Missouri Department of Agriculture at Les Bourgeois, and a visit to the MU dairy farm. The cost is generously covered by the Midwest Dairy Council and the Missouri Beef Industry Council.

The tour, including lunch, is free to attend! For more information, see the flyer.

Healthcare Award nomination form

7th Annual MOCAN Healthcare Professional Awards

Know a healthcare professional or healthcare professions student who promotes healthy eating and active living in their community? Please nominate them for the MOCAN award for Excellence in Connecting Health to the Community! The winner in each category will be recognized and share their work at a MOCAN meeting, be featured on a podcast, be the subject of a press release in their local community and receive a gift card! Nominations are due April 2, 2018. Please see the links below for further information and the nomination form.

Childhood Obesity Report from the Missouri Children’s Services Commission

For the full report, click on the image of the report cover on the left. For the executive summary, see the first presentation listed at

Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity: Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts

For presentations from the conference, visit