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Register for 95th Greene Co. Ag Production Conference
Missouri Ag Connection - 03/13/2018

The 95th Annual Agriculture Production Conference and Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District Annual Meeting is March 20 in the 2nd-floor banquet room at Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, 6821 West Independence, Springfield.

A free dinner catered by Maggie Maes begins at 5:30 p.m.

The two features speakers for the evening will cover two topics identified as being of significant interest for ag production this coming year.

"Objective Drought Management Planning" will be presented by Dr. Eric Bailey, MU Extension State Beef Nutrition Specialist, Columbia.

"Getting the Most out of Your Hay Production," will be presented by Jim Spencer, MU Extension ag business specialist from Ozark and Tim Schnakenberg, MU Extension agronomy specialist headquartered in Galena.

There will also be updates from the Farm Services Agency and NRCS, and the Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Sponsors for this event include Greene County Soil & Water Conservation District, Greene County Farm Bureau, Integrity Home Care and Hospice, Legacy Bank and Trust of Rogersville, Main Street Feeds, Larson Farm and Home, FCS Financial, Old Missouri Bank, Conco Quarries, MFA of Springfield, Springfield Livestock Market, Race Brothers Farm and Home Supply, and the Greene County Commission.

Formerly known as the Soils and Crops Conference, the conference name was changed three -years ago to better reflect the topics that best address farming in Greene County.

"This conference provides research-based information and options to area agriculture producers that can help them make more informed and profitable decisions," said Schnakenberg.

Pre-registration is needed by March 15 for this free event to aid in meal planning.

Registration can be done one of two ways: on the Greene County Extension website http://extension.missouri.edu/greene (which is the preferred method) or by calling 417-881-8909.

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