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99th Diversified Ag Conference coming to Marshfield


MARSHFIELD, Mo. – The Webster County University of Missouri Extension invites the community to attend the upcoming 99th Annual Diversified Ag Conference.

The conference will be held at the Marshfield High School Cafeteria on Tuesday, April 9. Registration will begin at 5:45 p.m., the program begins at 6:00 p.m., and events will be completed by 9 that evening.

Attendees will be able to participate in two (one hour) sessions throughout the evening. When registering for the conference, participants will choose one of the three topics being presented in each session.

The six topics will be presented concurrently in two different session with individuals choosing the two sessions they wish to attend. The topics being offered are:

Tapping into Your Clover’s Potential – Dr. Sarah Kenyon – MU Extension Agronomy Specialist

Being Self Sufficient – Homesteading topics – Patrick Byers – MU Extension Horticulture Specialist

Bullet Proofing Your Beef Operation – Wesley Tucker – MU Extension Agriculture Business Specialist

ABC’s of the USDA – Adam Coulter – District Conservationist- NRCS/USDA

What to Feed When You Have No Feed – Eric Meusch- MU Extension Livestock Specialist

Nutrition Considerations for Horses – Elizabeth Picking– MU Extension Livestock Specialists

Two specials session for youth will be held – Market Animal Show & Sale and presentations from Webster County 4-H members. 

A meal will be included with your registration at no charge, donations will be accepted. The meal is being catered by Heartbeat of the Ozarks 4-H cooking club. This will be a great opportunity to learn more about current agriculture issues/topics and meet new people.

To register for the conference, or for more details, contact the Webster County Extension office at 417-859-2044 or visit the office in person. Registration for the conference closes at 4 p.m. on April 5th.

University of Missouri Extension programs focus on the high-priority needs of Missourians to improve lives, communities and economies by providing relevant, responsive and reliable educational solutions. MU Extension programs are open to all. More information on this topic is available online at http://extension.missouri.edu.


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