Southwest Missouri Spring Forage Conference
333 S John Q Hammons Pkwy
Springfield, MO 65806
The 2018 Spring Forage Conference is being held in partnership with the Heart of America Grazing Conference, creating a combined two day event.
The evening of the 26th will consist of two keynote speakers, an evening meal, and trade show.
Conference layout and sessions on the 27th will remain the same as previous years with multiple breakout sessions, trade show, and a keynote luncheon speaker.
Heart of America Grazing Conference – MAIN SPEAKERS (February 26)
Dr. Garry Lacefield—University of Kentucky Professor Emeritus
Gary has authored/coauthored over 300 publications, papers, articles, and books and is highly decorated in his public service for forage/livestock research and extension. Dr. Lacefield has been a leader in developing livestock forage programs across the globe.
Doug Peterson—NRCS Regional Soil Health Specialist for Missouri and Iowa
With 29 years experience in conservation, Doug has become a leading spokesman for soil health management throughout the Midwest, promoting management practices that will effectively improve soil health and function.
Spring Forage Conference – MAIN SPEAKER (February 27)
World renowned as a sustainable agricultural speaker, Dave also teaches the Ranching for Profit school to students worldwide. Gaining educational and grazing experience in California and Washington, Dave has been instrumental in developing the Sustainable Ranching Research & Education Project, a large scale and long term effort for sustainable ranching practices. He is also the co-founder of the California Grazing Academy.
For more information or to register, visit the conference website or contact Mary Jo Tannehill at 417-532-6305.