Pearls of Production Venue and Lodging Registration Sponsors

Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture is a program designed to provide a leadership and hands-on training opportunity for women involved in livestock production in Missouri. The program is designed to reach women who are playing larger roles and making key decisions in livestock production on the farm.

November 3, 2017
Fulton, MO
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Welcome & Opening Sessions at MU Extension Office, Callaway County
Ashley McCarty, Executive Director, Missouri Farmers Care
2:30 – 6:00 pm Tour & Demonstration at Central Missouri Meat & Sausage
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner & Evening Speaker
Amber Dunnegan Henry, Henry Meat Company
November 4, 2017
University of Missouri Farms
Columbia, MO
Hands-On Breakout Sessions - 8:00am–3:30pm (lunch included)
Beef Cattle
  • Calf Processing – castrating, implanting, vaccinating and ear tagging
  • Cow body condition scoring and aging
  • Shop and Small Equipment
  • Shop safety
  • Chainsaw safety and maintenance
  • Chainsaw demonstration and use
  • Pasture & Forages
  • Assessing Pasture Condition
  • DIY Temporary Fencing
  • Weeds ID and Control
  • Maximizing a Hay Test
  • Conference Fees (includes meals and refreshments)
  • $130 Early Registration (Includes T-shirt. Must be postmarked by October 13, 2017)
  • $160 Regular Registration (Beginning October 14, 2017)