Missouri Farm Computer Users Conference
2012 Program
February 17-18, 2012
Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach, MO

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Friday, February 17, 2012

    4:30 Refreshments
    5:00 Welcome
    5:15 Introductions and Idea Exchange
    6:00 Using Spreadsheets for Current Management Decisions
    (Land purchase and replant decision exp.)
    Ron Plain & Ray Massey, Columbia
    6:45 Dinner
    7:30 Concurrent (1 time)
     Precision Agriculture Discussions
    Stephen Wright, Madison
    Kent Shannon, Columbia
     Building & Wielding Social Media Skills
    (Technology today & why we should embrace it)
    Bradd Anderson, Columbia
    8:30 Concurrent (1 time)
     Turning Data into Dollars
    (Data table design, pivot table usage and data analysis for profitable farm decisions)
    Nick Hammett, Iberia
     Developing "Apps" in Android App Land
    Michael Stachiw, Fenton
    9:15 Concurrent (1 time)
     Simple Farm Record Keeping System
    Doug Roderick, Fulton
     DOSBox DOS-emulator for Multiple Platforms
    (Running older farm accounting software & programs on new operating systems)
    Gerry Ehlmann, Columbia

Saturday, February 18, 2012

    6:45 Breakfast Buffet
    7:15 Early Bird Breakfast Forum
    Open discussion for ag computing & other topics
    8:00 Scanning Codes with Your Cell Phone
    Implications for the Farm
    Ray Massey
    8:30 Cell Phone Technologies
    From the networks to new tools
    Kevin Rosenkrans, Camdenton
    9:00 Using the NRCS Web Soil Survey
    Doug Roderick
    9:30 Break
    10:00 Producing Advertising Material for Direct Marketing
    Nick Hammett
    10:30 Wordpress Websites - How to Develop Your Own Website Using This Tool
    Michael Stachiw Jr, Fenton
    Lauren Gotcombe, Fenton
    11:00 Android & Apple Tablets for Your Farm - Panel Discussion
    Larry Blase, Columbia
    Kent Shannon
    11:30 Using Movie Maker for Your Videos
    Sadye Heckman, Ashland
    12:00 Adjourn
    Informal sessions in rooms 74, 75, 76 & 77 on Saturday

    2012 Conference Planning Committee

    Larry Blase - Columbia, MO
    Doug Davis - Fillmore, MO
    Robert Davis - Ashland, MO
    Jason Dieckhoff - Harrisonville, MO
    Steve Kelly - Alton, MO
    Doug Roderick - Ashland, MO
    Joe Veras - O'Fallon, MO

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