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land, water, and habitat management on private land. Nominations may be submitted by a landowner, as well as on their behalf. The application can be found at www.mofarmerscare.com/lca/ and must be submitted or postmarked by June 30. Brinker Farms of Auxvasse were named the 2019 winners of the Leopold Conservation Award. The Brinker family, residing in Callaway County, have 2,800 sows, row crops, and they process Brinker Farms pork. They have incorporated innovative technologies that allow them to preserve the land and restore habitats on their farm. Past award winners are Sherder Farms of Frankford and Uptown Farms of Laclede. The winners of the Leopold Conservation Award recently held a “shop talk” discussion, broadcasted on Missouri Farmers

Care’s Facebook page. The video of this interactive discussion can be found on Missouri Farmers Care’s page and will be featured on Missouri Farmers Care’s podcast, Stand for Ag. There are abundant opportunities to become engaged and support the programs of Missouri Farmers Care by reaching out to Executive Director Ashley McCarty at ashley@mofarmerscare.com. With the power of partnership, Missouri agriculture accomplishes more working together. Thank you for the Missouri Pet Breeders Association’s support!

AUGUST 1............................NEIaPPA APRI DOG SHOW. ................................................... MONTICELLO, IA ..............................MO STATE FAIR 4-H DOG SHOW............................................ SEDALIA, MO SEPTEMBER 10 & 11..................MAHA EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE..................................... SPRINGFIELD, MO 17..........................APRI NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TELECONFERENCE CALL 18 & 19..................ICAW EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE....................................... TBA OCTOBER 10..........................MMRB APRI DOG SHOW....................................................... LEBANON, MO 15..........................APRI NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TELECONFERENCE CALL NOVEMBER 7............................TRI ST PPA EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE............................... INDEPENDENCE, KS 20..........................PPA EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE. ........................................ MOBERLY, MO 2020 EVENT CALENDAR

DECEMBER 3............................APRI NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL TELECONFERENCE CALL

**For more information on the 2020 Events please give me a call or send me an email.** Lena Cross, America’s Pet Registry, Inc (660) 676-7255 | lena@aprpets.org

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