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Northeast Missouri Agricultural Tour to be held August 3-5th
The Adair County Young Farmers will be hosting the state tour focusing on agriculture diversity in Northeast Missouri. The tour will kick off on Sunday, August 3rd at 6:00 pm with a Rib eye steak meal, displays, and antique tractor show. On Monday, there will be a pancake breakfast served by the Kiwanis Club followed by an all day bus tour of eight farms and businesses. These include Western’s Smokehouse, Davis Swine Farm, Hollenbeck Honey, Missouri Department of Conservation, Depot Inn & Train Museum, KCS Angus Ranch, Superior Truck Services, and Brubaker’s Sunny Side Dairy. Monday evening, the Farm Bureau will be serving a pork dinner followed by door prizes. Entertainment that evening will be provided by local country gospel musician, Mike Spidle. Tuesday morning will start with a breakfast followed by a tour of Truman State University’s farm. The starting point for all activities will be the Kirksville High School, located at 1100 South Cottage Grove. Attendees can choose to attend one, two, or three days of the tour. For pricing information and to register contact Tom Primmer at the Kirksville Area Technical Center at 660-665-2865 or 660-626-1476. Registration is requested by July 25th. This event is open to everyone who is interested in learning about agriculture diversity in Missouri.