The Pettis County Farm Bureau has teamed up with the Missouri Cattleman’s Association and the Young Farmers and Ranchers to put on a demonstration to help farmers and ranchers reduce the risk of livestock theft. Farm Bureau Spokesman Grant Jones believes this demonstration will provide some very important information for producers. To hear more from KMZU’s Mandy Young and Farm Bureau Spokesman Grant Jones, click below.
Farm Protection/Branding Conference
The Pettis County, Missouri Cattleman’s Association, the Pettis County Farm Bureau Office and the Pettis County Young Farmers and Ranchers are sponsoring a farm training conference to include a live demonstration on branding on Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. The demonstration will take place at the Bill Mergen Farm, 17314 Bagby Road, Green Ridge, Missouri.
During the session, speakers will include Pettis County Sheriff Kevin Bond, Missouri State Highway Patrol – Rural Crimes Unit Sgt. Dave Mease and Johnson County, Kansas Sheriff’s Detective Brett Wilson (Theft Reports of Agricultural and Construction Equipment, farm crime prevention program). These speakers will address the theft problems associated with farmers and ranchers and offer suggestions on how you can help curb theft around the farm, and help your neighbors.
Veterinarians from the Missouri Department of Agriculture will be present to give the branding demonstration and also explain the current rules and regulations concerning branding in the State of Missouri.
Dinner will be provided.
If you have any questions, you can contact Grant Jones at 660-553-8114.
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