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2013 AgConnect

Jan. 29 - 31, 2012 in Kansas City, Mo.

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Farm Journal Media Events     I     Attendee Information     I     Hotel Information

 

Farm Journal Media Events

Here’s the full schedule of Farm Journal Media’s co-located education programs and events that will take place at Ag Connect, Jan. 30 and 31 at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo.

 

Corn College Planter Clinic

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost: Early bird – $169; after Jan. 4 – $199

Speaker: Missy Bauer, Field Agronomist

Join Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist Missy Bauer as she walks through the top tips to get your planter ready for spring. From the hitchpin to the closing wheels, Bauer will highlight the changes you need to make before you head to the field that will make you money. All major planter brands will be included and multiple row units will be featured in live demonstrations.

 


 

Beef Today Forum

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Cost: Early bird – $40; after Jan. 4 – $50

Speakers: Derrell Peel, Livestock Economist, Oklahoma

State University; Chip Flory, Editor, Pro Farmer;

Paul Burrough, Senior Vice President, National Finance Credit Corporation

Cattle producers are faced with a barrage of challenges that will impact their ability to maintain and expand their operations. Economist Derrell Peel will discuss the current cattle situation and how the industry’s shift from feeding grain to forages will pencil out. Grain and oilseeds market expert Chip Flory will give his outlook on feed prices for the coming year. Lender Paul Burrough will talk about what lenders need in order to finance cattle operations during times of tight supplies.

 


 

 

Dairy Today Forum

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Cost: Early bird – $40; after Jan. 4 – $50

Speakers: Chip Flory, Editor, Pro Farmer; Jim Spain,

Extension Dairy Specialist, University of Missouri;

Jim Dickrell, Editor, Dairy Today

Dairy producers continue to cope with tight feed supplies and record feed prices. Grain and oilseeds market expert Chip Flory will give his crystalball outlook on feed prices for the coming year. Extension dairy specialist Jim Spain will turn conventional wisdom on its head and present new ways of managing heat stress this coming season. Jim Dickrell, editor of Dairy Today, will discuss coming reforms in dairy policy, immigration law and the Federal Milk Marketing Orders.

 


 

 

Legacy Project Workshop

Thursday, January 31, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Cost: Early bird – $40; after Jan. 4 – $50

Speaker: Josh Sylvester, Principal, Legacy by Design

This workshop, part of the popular Farm Journal Legacy Project, offers hands-on training with Certified Financial Planner Josh Sylvester, who will cover the step-by-step process of starting your own succession plan.

 


 
 
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