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Missouri Forage and Grassland Council / GLCI 2012 Annual Conference

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Monday, November 5:
10:00 - 10:45 Registration
10:45 - 11:00Welcome - Darrel Franson, MFGC/GLCI President
11:00 - 12:00 Training Your Cows to Eat Weeds - Kathy Voth
12:00 - 1:00Lunch
1:00 - 2:00Impact of Economic Climate on Farm Prices - Dr. Abner Womack
2:00 - 2:30Break - refreshments & visit vendors
2:30 - 3:15Environmentally Friendly Fly Control - Dr. Ann Wells
3:15 - 3:45Break - refreshments and visit exhibitors
3:45 - 4:30Economics of Timber Grazing - Savannahs & Silvopasture - Dr. Dusty Walter
4:30 - 4:45Break (No Refreshments)
4:45 - 5:30Flexibility with Fencing - Ian Kurtz
5:30 - 6:30Social/networking
6:30 - 8:30Banquet
Business Meeting
  • MFGC/GLCI report - Mark Kennedy
  • Install New Board Members - Darrel Franson
  • Awards Ceremony - Darrel Franson
Tuesday, November 6:
6:30 - 7:30MFGC/GLCI Board Breakfast Meeting
8:00 - 8:45Multi-Species Grazing - Joe & Hoss Hopping
8:45 - 9:30New Developments & Management of Fescue Toxicosis - Dr. Craig Roberts
9:30 - 10:00 Break - refreshments
10:00 - 10:45Novel Endophyte Species Update - Dr. Craig Roberts
10:45 - 11:30Meat Processing & Marketing Options - Dr. Bruce Shanks
11:30 - 12:30Lunch
12:30 - 1:15Feeding Supplement with Pasture vs. Pasture Only - Dr. Justin Sexten
1:15 - 1:30Break (No Refreshments)
1:30 - 2:15How to Grow Grass with Little or No Commercial Nitrogen Fertilizer - Mark Kennedy
2:15 - 3:00Selecting Livestock to Fit Your Resources - David Hall
3:00 - Adjourn - Begin MFGC/GLCI board meeting

Questions may be directed to Joetta Roberts, MFGC/GLCI Secretary at (573) 499-0886 weekdays 9:00 a.m. to noon or by e-mail mfgc@mchsi.com.


Questions or Comments to mfgc@mchsi.com