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Missouri Agritourism Conference

July 28 - July 30


The Missouri Agritourism Conference brings together current and prospective agritourism business owners to learn how to improve their agritourism venues. Attendees will participate in roundtable discussions, take a bus tour to various agritourism venues, and hear from experts in the field.

Tentative Agenda

Sunday, July 28
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Registration/Reception – Elliot Student Union
6:00 p.m. Dinner, welcome and program

Monday, July 29
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Bus Tour of Area Agritourism Venues

  • Buckeye Acres Produce, Warrensburg
  • Simple Blessings Farm – Event Barn, Knob Noster
  • Spring Branch Acres Christmas Tree Farm – Knob Noster
  • Fahrmeier Farm – The Patch and Winery, Lexington
  • Hemme Brothers Farmstead Creamery, Sweet Springs
  • More venues TBA

Tuesday, July 30
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Agritourism Presentations by Industry Experts – Elliott Student Union

  • Hugh McPherson (Tentative) – 2 presentations – 8 am and 1 pm
  • How to Handle Media… Did I Say That? Lauren Heuring, Former TV News Anchor/Reporter
  • Zoning Roundtable: Is Agritourism Agriculture? Matt Moreland, Red Barn Farm, Brett Fahrmeier, Fahrmeier Farms
  • DIY Ads on Social Media + Other Tips, Jo McCoy, Multi Media Specialist, Missouri Farm Bureau
  • Missouri Division of Tourism
  • Additional Topics and Speakers TBA


Hotel Arrangements

Since the conference will be held on the University of Central Missouri campus there will be no hotel room block available. Conference attendees are responsible for their own hotel arrangements. The following hotels are located in Warrensburg, MO:

Fairfield Inn & Suites
355 E Russell Ave.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 422-3540

Holiday Inn Express
626 E Russell Ave.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 747-3000

Comfort Inn Warrensburg Station
609 E Russell Ave.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 429-4848

Days Inn
204 E Cleveland St.
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 429-2400


Unlimited available
Agritourism Attendee Registration$125.00Registration for one attendee.

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July 28
July 30


Missouri Farm Bureau


Elliott Student Union, UCM
511 S Holden St
Warrensburg, MO 64093 United States
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