William Matthew Middle School in Kirksville will once again have several of the nation’s top experts on livestock management next month at the 20th Annual Missouri Livestock Symposium. Andy Jackson with the symposium says that includes a renowned cattle management expert from Colorado State University.

Jackson says that in addition to the keynote speech December 6th, Grandin will host a seminar that afternoon for educators about working with students who have autism. Grandin will also have two of the 48 presentations the following morning, headlining a who’s who of livestock management.

Andy Jackson of the Missouri Livestock Symposium says the sessions and meals are free, and attendees will be encouraged to peruse the trade show. The symposium takes place December 6th and 7th in Kirksville.