Forage and Beef Conference

Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm

Forage and Beef Conference

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The 2014 Conference will mark the 21st year for the Forage and Beef Conference.   It will be held on February 24, 2014 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Cuba, MO.  The event will begin with registration at 12:30 p.m. and the first speaker to begin at 1:00 p.m.  Topics to be covered include:


  • Herd Health – Dr. Craig Payne, DVM, University of Missouri Extension
  • When Should I Sell My Calves  to Make the Most Money – Wesley Tucker, AG Business Specialist, University of Missouri


  • Profits with Sheep and Goats – Mark Kennedy, MFGC Grassland Consultant


  • Financial Assistance – Melinda Barch, NRCS District Conservationist


  • Producer Panel – “Reducing Hay Use”

Leon Kreisler

Denny Pogue


The main speaker this year is Jim Gerrish, American GrazingLands Services, and he will be speaking on “Kick the Hay Habit”.


Mark your calendars for the 21st annual Forage and Beef Conference to be held on February 24th, 2014.  There will be a per person charge payable at the door.   Please RSVP by February 7, 2014 to the Crawford County Soil and Water District at 573-364-6202 ext. 3 or 800-364-8732 ext. 3 if you plan to attend.


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