January 24th, 2013
Concordia Community Center
802 S Gordon St.
Concordia, Missouri 64020
Members - $35 | Non-Members - $40
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- 8-8:45 - Registration & Coffee
- 8:45-9:00 - Welcome
- 9:00-9:50 - Opening Session
- Biofuels Future in the GLobal Economy - Don Borgman, John Deere Director of Industry Relations
- 10:00-10:50 - Second Session
- Getting a Handle on Cover Crops - Tim Reinbott, CAFNR MU
- 11:00-11:50 - Third Session
- Life After the Drought - Bill Wiebold, CAFNR MU
- 12:00-12:45 - Lunch
- 12:45-1:35 - Fourth Session
- Making Sense of Variable Rate Data - Steve Cubbage, Record Harvest
- 1:45-2:35 - Fifth Session
- FAPRI's Role on Legislation and its Effect on Agriculture Producers - Peter Zimmell, FAPRI
- 2:45-3:35 - Closing Session
- Global Transportation's Changing Effect on Missouri Agriculture
Six sessions will be offered, four of which will be Certified Crop Advisor accredited.
Bio of Speakers:
Don Borgman serves as the Director of Agricultural Industry Relations for John Deere’s North American operations. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he has worked at Deere since 1974. Don also grows corn and soybeans on a Century Farm in West Central Missouri.
Patrick Westhoff serves as the Director of the Food and Agicultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) and a professor in the department of agricultural and applied economics. He has degrees from the University of Iowa and the University of Texas and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Iowa State University.
Bill Wiebold is a Professor in the Division of Plant Sciences at the University of Missouri. He has a research/extension appointment related to corn and soybean management. Bill has a B.S. and M.S. from Iowa State University and a Ph.D. in Agronomy from the University of Georgia.
Steve Cubbage is the President and owner of Record Harvest in Nevada, MO. He is a fourth generation farmer and is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with B.S. degrees in agricultural economics and agricultural journalism. Record Harvest grew out of the knowledge learned from the precision practices he started on his family farm back in 1995.
Tim Reinbott is the Superintendent of the Bradford Research and Extension Center. Among other duties, he is responsible for field days, tours, and scientific research at Bradford. Tim has B.S and M.S. degrees in Agronomy from the University of Missouri.
Dean Campbell raises corn, soybeans, wheat, and alfalfa on a farm that has been in his family over 160 years near Coulterville, IL. He is past chair of the Soy Transportation Coalition. He holds a B.S. from Southern Illinois University.