I’ve never learned how to dance but if I make it to this meeting maybe someone will teach me. The event ends with “Western Swing,” an evening of dining and dancing featuring the renowned Denver entertainment group “Western Flyer.”
In our weekly program from the Missouri Beef Industry Council, I talked to Communications Director Dawn Thurnau about Beef Day at the Capitol. It takes place on Tuesday, May 3. Dawn describes all the activities the MBIC is involved in that day. She doesn’t mention it but you can also get your picture take with Molly Moo! I’m looking forward to meeting her.
You know I was a judge in the Pork BarbeQlossal once. I would like to make a living getting paid to eat and judge. It was in Indianapolis a few years back. We were cautioned about eating too much during the judging so we didn’t get too full. I paced myself and I was hungry enough at the end to sample all the leftovers too!
This week in CornTalk, our interview program with the Missouri Corn Growers Association, Cindy speaks with MCGA board member, Brent Rockhold, about the latest energy legislation in congress and what’s next in the process.
The pig is good. That’s what I think it means. And it’s increasing pork sales in Mexico according to the U. S Meat Export Federation:
I’m not very familiar with the Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association but I noticed they’re having their annual meeting in Memphis at the end of the month.
Ag Secretary Johannes is at all the meetings! I guess that’s what you’ve got to do when you’re new.
Next up for him is the World Pork Congress.
The United Soybean Board has released the results of a producer survey about soybean rust. It shows that the efforts to inform producers about the disease and what to do about it have paid off.