Keynote speaker: TBD
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We understand there are still concerns due to COVID in our communities. Please take every possible step to keep yourself safe. The conference will abide by Missouri Western University's Covid mitigation policies.
Great Plains Growers Conference (GPGC) is a great local conference for commercial fruit and vegetable producers from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and other midwest states providing research-based information, from both vegetable research specialists and local growers, to help your farms grow and thrive.
2024 Track Topics Include:
Full Conference Agenda
Presentation pdf's will be available on the conference website until March 31, 2024 for registered participants.
the trade show
The Trade show will provide opportunities for vendors to show and discuss with you current product offerings, including the latest seeds, supplies, equipment, and grower information.
The NCR-SARE Farmers Forum gives farmers, researchers, and educators the opportunity to share results from their on-farm grant research projects with other growers. The grant projects are supported by North Central Region-Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE), a USDA-funded program that supports and promotes sustainable farming and ranching by offering competitive grants and educational opportunities.
This conference is organized by Extension professionals from the following universities: