San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Put on your jeans and boots and enjoy a casual and fun evening in the Ozarks as we celebrate our agricultural heritage in a historical setting and also honor the Century Farms in Greene County.
The farms in Greene County being recognized this year as Century Farms include: TBA
The event will be held at the Round Barn on clear Creek. The barn was built in 1880 and is probably the earliest round barn in Missouri. A delicious dinner will be provided by Maggie Mae's, of Miller, Mo. Acoustic Essays, a traditional bluegrass and classic country band, will provide the evenings entertainment. The band has played many local area venues including: Silver Dollar City, Prater's Country Music Show in Lebanon, and The Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company Festivals in Mansfield.
The guest speaker for the evening is David Baker, Assistant Dean of Agriculture Extension at the University of MIssouri. He will discuss the 100 year history of Cooperative Extension and the challenges faced by family farms in the coming 15-20 years.
When & Where
University of Missouri Extension - Greene County
Since 1914, Greene County residents have sought help from Extension in areas related to agriculture, gardening, 4-H, nutrition, cooking, families, and business and community development. During 2012 over 25,000 residents of Greene County received unbiased and research-based information, assistance or education through the Greene County Extension Center.