96th Annual Diversified Ag Conference


Diversified Ag Conference in Marshfield Jan. 29th

MARSHFIELD, Mo. – Webster County University of Missouri Extension invites you to the 96th Annual Diversified Ag Conference. The conference will be held at the Faith Baptist Church 1002 S. Marshall St. (Hwy A), Marshfield Missouri. Registration will begin at 8:30am, the program begins at 9am and be completed by 2:30pm 

Attendees will be able to participate in four (1 hour) sessions throughout the day. When registering for the conference, participants will choose three of the six topics being presented. Everyone will participate in the presentation “Fake Meat” and Artificial Milk” presented by Dr. Bryon Wiegand – Professor of Meat Science University of Missouri. 

The other six topics will be presented concurrently with individuals choosing the three sessions they wish to attend. The additional topics being offered are:

• The Basics of Beekeeping – Patrick Byers – MU Extension Horticulture Specialist

• Weed Control – Question & Answer– Dr. Sarah Kenyon – MU Extension Agronomy Specialist

• Adding Value to your Calf Crop – Kyle Whittaker – MU Extension

• Tips for Dealing with High Fertilizer Prices – Tim Schnakenberg MU Extension Agronomy Specialist

• Keynote Speaker – Joe Horner – Dairy & Feeder Calf Outlook / Missouri’s Transition to Renewable Energy

• Opportunities with Sheep & Goats – Elizabeth Picking – MU Extension Livestock Specialist

• Basic Farm Pond Management – Eric Meusch – MU Extension 

A meal will be included with your registration and door prizes will be awarded throughout the day. The meal is being catered by Sheila’s Café, Marshfield. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about current agriculture issues/topics and meet new people. 

To register for the classes, or for more details, contact the Webster County Extension office at 417 859-2044 or visit the office in person. Registration for the conference closes at 4pm on January 27th. 

Cost: $15

To register for the conference contact Webster County University of Missouri Extension at (417) 859-2044. Late registrations will be accepted on the day of the conference for $20 per person.

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