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Farm Journal Media Co-located Seminars

Each seminar, not included with show registration, requires an additional fee as noted in the seminar description. Register now.

Wednesday, January 30

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fee: $169 advance, $199 after January 4, 2013

Session WE02

Farm Journal Planter Clinic
Room: 2504A
By: Missy Bauer, Associate Field Agronomist, Farm Journal

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

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $40 advance, $50 after January 4, 2013

Session WE10

Beef Today Forum
Room: 2503A
By: Derrell Peel, Livestock Economist, Oklahoma State University, Chip Flory, Editor, Pro Farmer and Steve Hatz, Bank of the West

Forage, Feed, and Finance. Going into 2013, producers are faced with a barrage of challenges that will impact their ability to maintain and grow their cattle operations. Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University livestock economist, will discuss the current cattle situation and how the industry will shift from feeding grain to utilizing forages longer to grow cattle and how that pencils out. Chip Flory, editor of Pro Farmer newsletters and nationally recognized expert on grain and oilseeds markets, will give his outlook on feed prices for the coming year. Steve Hatz from Bank of the West, will talk about what lenders need to finance cattle moving into a time of tighter supplies.

1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $40 advance, $50 after January 4, 2013

Session WE32

Dairy Today Forum
Room: 2503A
By: Chip Flory, Editor, Pro Farmer, Jim Spain, Extension Dairy Specialist, University of Missouri and Jim Dickrell, Editor, Dairy Today

New Year, New Challenges: 2013 will offer no shortage of challenges as dairy producers continue to cope with tight feed supplies and record feed prices. Chip Flory, editor of Pro Farmer newsletters and a nationally recognized expert on grain and oilseeds markets, will give his crystal ball outlook on feed prices for the coming year. Jim Spain, extension dairy specialist with the University of Missouri, 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 of dairy policy, immigration law and Federal Milk Marketing Orders.

Thursday, January 31

9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $40 advance, $50 after January 4, 2013

Session TH02

Farm Journal Legacy Project Workshop
Room: 2504A
By: Josh Sylvester, Principal, Legacy By Design

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