Ag Connect January 20-21st
Ag Connect is January 20-21 at the Black River Coliseum in Poplar Bluff. Conference is $5 or a conference and dinner is $60. On Friday, January 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the classes and programs taught will be estate planning, cost sharing practices, marketing, women in agriculture, beginning farmers and so much more. There will also be Ag Industry vendors, tractor driving, FFA trivia and a social hour from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.
On Saturday, January 21, it is open to the public with a $5 cover charge for adults, all proceeds go to support local agriculture clubs and organizations. From 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the programs and classes taught will be Explore 4-H, petting farm, Kids Gardening Adventures and Homesteading. From 5-5:30 p.m. there will be a social reception. From 5:30-8:00 p.m. there is a Salute to Agriculture Dinner and Awards. This is a steak dinner with a silent auction, a Q&A session with legislators and Ag Industry leaders and awards. To attend, purchase a ticket or all-access pass. The money raised goes to local Ag clubs/organizations.
There will also be some breakout sessions like row crop farming, FFA classes, Horticulture and Agronomy, technology, farm management, special farming, livestock and agencies. For more information call 573-686-8064.