50th anniversary MYF State Convention!


Janary 25-26 2019

Starting Friday afternoon We  will meet at 1:00 at the hotel then head to the MU power plant for an exciting tour.   The plant uses mostly natural gas and biomass to produce electricity, steam for  heating, sterilization and other things,  and chilled water for air conditioning campus buildings  

At the courtyard Marriot in Colmbia MO

Hotel reserved pricing deadline is January 15th

hotel and registration info

Schedual of events


Friday afternoon

Tour of the MU power plant more info  soon !

we will be meeting up at the hotel at 1 pm 


4pm - 11pm. Room 138 will be open to check in, gather, and visit.

Satutrday Morning Opening Events

7:30 am – 6:00 pm Registration – Conference Center Foyer

7:30 am – 9:00 am   Buffet Breakfast - Salon

7:30 am – 12 noon Photo Contest/Toy Show Entries accepted 

Conference Center Foyer

50 Anniversary memorabilia pictures etc check in

8:30 am – 4:00 pm Child Activity Room – McNair Board Room

8:30 am – 9:45 am Seminars and Workshops

option 1 - Manjula Nathan from the MU soils lab will be talking about soil health and testing

option 2 - Jay O'Bannon from ADM will be going over market management programs, how they work and what the benefits  are.

Option 3 - The good folks from Danamay Fams will be here to talk about farmers markets, you pick, and agro tourism.

10:15 am – 11:30 am Seminars and Workshops

option 1 -  Don North, Director of Product Development and Quality Control for MFA Oil Company will be discussing oil analyses on trucks and tractors, and what we can learn from or oil.

option 2- Melvin Brees from fapri will be talking about marketing, benchmarking, and why you should be selling much of your grain before it is even planted

no  option 3 due to ffa speaking contest

11:30 am - 12:45 pm Luncheon – Salon C & D

Soup and sandwich buffet

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Seminars and Workshops

option 1 -  David Trinklein will be here discussing different types of green houses what the benefits can be and how to get started using one

option 2 - Dr. Jim White From MFA Agriservices will be talking about to how to utilize feeding low quality forages to cattle, as well as some other things you may want to know when it comes to feeding your livestock.

option 3 -We will have a  round table discussion with young farmer members talking about farming with siblings and multiple generations. They will be discussing different ways they have set up their operations and potential problems and solutions


2:20 pm – 3:35 pm Seminars and Workshops

Option 1 - Davin Althoff from the Missouri department of ag will be going over currant hot topics when it comes to agriculture and our government to include tariffs and 

fake meat.

Option 2 - Blake Barlow from Monsanto will be discussing soybean issues that have been popping up recently  

Option 3 - Mike and Nancy keilholz will be putting on a presentation on canning and food preservation

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm Delegate Session – Salon A

• Minutes of 2018 Delegate Session

• Financial report

• Election of State President

• 2018 NYFEA Institute/Delegate review

• 2019 Ag’s Promise preview

• 2019 NYFEA Institute Preview – Lancaster, Pennsylvania

4:30 pm - 6 pm social / card party

6 pm 50th Anniversary Celebration & Banquet– Salon C & D

2 meat buffet brisket and pork loin , ice cream sunday bar for dessert 

• Outstanding Service Awards

• FFA YF/YFW State Winning Speaker

• Honorary Membership Recognition

• Retiring State Officer Recognition

• Entertainment

Photo Contest info and entry form