The Southwest Missouri Cattlemen’s Tour provides an opportunity for cattlemen and the wider public to learn about new and unique practices among cattle producers in southwest Missouri. The tour will be held in September 2021 and consist of visits to three or four local farms and ranches in Barry, Dade, Lawrence, and Stone counties. This educational tour will help cattlemen and the general public better understand the vital importance of Missouri’s number one agricultural industry in the state’s economy. Event details to follow.
The Northeast Missouri Old Threshers Festival is a four-day festival with a variety of events and demonstrations depicting life and machinery from the past including but not limited to agriculture, family life, transportation, and communication. The event also includes a Nashville recording artist concert. In 2021, the Festival will mark the progression of 200 years of agriculture in Missouri, featuring demonstrations of horse-drawn equipment, steam power, all the way up to gas engines. The 2021 Festival will be held September 16-19 on the Northeast Missouri Old Threshers Grounds in Shelbina.
Join the Northwest Missouri Steam and Gas Engine Association in Hamilton on October 19 and 20 for a historical agriculture and homesteading exhibition. Northwest Missouri Steam and Gas Engine Association promotes the preservation of historical agricultural practices and homesteading skills in Missouri. Blacksmith, kettle cooking, cider mills, apple butter making, and many other traditional skills will be demonstrated. Bring your voice or an instrument and play along in an old-time music jam. Steam and gas engines and draft horse power will exhibit plowing, threshing, sawmills, and corn grinding.