Angus enthusiasts are invited to cruise the Mississippi at the 2007 Missouri Angus Tour. The tour, with headquarters in Hannibal, will feature visits to farms and ranches in the northeast region of Missouri.
On Friday evening, Aug. 24 the tour will kick off with a social at the hotel headquarters. Saturday, Aug. 25 will feature five stops and provide tour attendees the opportunity to meet with local breeders and Angus producers. The first stop on the tour is F&T Livestock Market, Palmyra. The next stops are at Kris Graupman Angus, Palmyra, T&L Angus Ranch, Monticello, and B & M Angus, Williamstown. From there, the tour will stop at Shelbina Fairgrounds, where local breeders will also display their cattle. Saturday's activities will conclude with a dinner cruise on the Mark Twain riverboat.
On Sunday, Aug. 26 tour destinations include Thunder Valley Farms and White Oak Farms, near Elsberry, and Hopewell Farms, Paris. The tour will conclude at Fox Run Farms, Mexico.
Tour registration is due Aug. 15. The registration fee is $75 per person and includes meals and bus transportation; it does not include accommodations.
For more information and registration for the 2007 Missouri Angus Tour, please contact Kris Graupman at 573-769-2956.