Friday, January 2, 2009

New Year...New Opportunities

Happy New Year!

Only 3 ½ months until the growing season offically begins for the 2009. As winter rolls on here in Missouri there are many opportunities for farmers to take advantage of to learn new innovative growing techniques. January and February are usually the busy time for conference and meetings around the state and this year is no exception.

Schedule of Events:
January 13-15 Mid America Fruit Growers Conference – Columbia
January 16-17 Missouri Agritourism Conference and the Missouri Farmers’ Market Association Annual Meeting - Lake Ozark
February 1-7 NAFDMA- Savannah, GA
February 16-18 Small Fruit and Vegetable Conference - Springfield
February 21 Missouri Organic Association Conference - Jefferson City

The Missouri Department of Agriculture will be represented at all these upcoming events. Hope to see you there.

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