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The Nodaway County Agri-Leaders would like to invite everyone to come join them on a tour of Nodaway and northeast Atchison counties July 28-30.  The planning committee has set up tours of farms that have diversity built in to their operations. The tour headquarters are at College Park Pavilion on the Campus of Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri.


The tour starts Sunday, July 28th at 6:00 p.m. with a pork dinner prepared in a cook-off style.  Andrew McCrea, from traveling the American Country Side, will provide evening entertainment and the local antique tractor club will have tractors on display as well as the University of Missouri's small scale pulling tractor.  Breakfast starts off Monday morning before heading to southern Nodaway County and Northern Andrew County. Tour stops include Kawasaki Motor Company, Byergo Angus, and Barmann Sod Farm.



The tour stops back in Maryville for a quick lunch before starting the tour of northwest Nodaway County and northeast Atchison County. The destinations on this leg of the tour will include Steins Grain and Livestock, Silver Spur Salers, Honan Family Farm, Hurst Greenery and Houston Poly Tank.  We will also have a limited number of spots for an alternative tour in the afternoon. This tour will go to the Conception Abbey in Conception, Missouri and the Monastery of The Perpetual Sisters of Adoration in Clyde, Missouri. Heartland Motor Coaches will be used for transportation to all tour sites on Monday. All tours will come back to the Pavilion to have a dinner before adjourning for the night.



Tuesday will start with breakfast and then a tour of the Northwest Missouri State University facility and farm. Tuesday will adjourn with a noon lunch.



The Nodaway County Agri-Leaders hopes to see you this July 28th-30th in Maryville for the 2013 Young Farmers & Young Farm Wives State Tour. The tour committee has spent many hours working on this event. Buses are air conditioned and the food will be great!  If you want more to do on your trip, Maryville offers two golf courses, Mozingo Lake for fishing, bowling, a theater and various shopping.  Find registration information here.  If you have any questions call Jeremy Lacy at (816) 797-4129 or contact Nathan Honan at (660) 742-3371 or email Nathan at




Tour Stop Descriptions




Kawasaki Motor Company
Kawasaki Motor Company is continually expanding and is a manufacture of small engines for the ATV and lawn and garden industries.  Please pack closed toe shoes for this stop on the tour.



Barmann Farm
Barmann Farm added a sod farm to add to income for Mike’s son to come back to the family farm.  They will show some of the custom equipment that they have for the sod business.

Byergo Angus
Byergo Angus a purebred Angus business with an annual sale at their personal facility near Rosendale.



Steins Grain and Livestock
Steins Grain and Livestock will show us their cattle finishing facilities and corn and soybean operation.  David Frueh, DVM will be at the Steins farm to display Salers and talk about Silver Spur Salers which is a family business that has an annual purebred sale.

Honan Family Farms
Honan Family Farms is the home to fifth generation farmer and YF/YFW President, Nathan Honan.  Nathan and his father, Phil, raise corn, soybeans, oats, and red clover for hay and seed. They also background steers on bromegrass pastures.



Hurst Greenery
Hurst Greenery is owned and operated by Blake Hurst and his family.  They raise vegetables and flowers from seed in heated green houses and distribute the plants to retailers like Earl May and Hy-Vee Grocery. They distribute from Council Bluffs, Iowa to St. Louis.  Blake is the current president for the Missouri Farm Bureau.



Houston Poly Tank
Houston Poly Tank, located in Hopkins, is a manufacturer of custom made poly storage tanks. Houston Tanks has been in the steel fuel tank business for several years and recently added the poly division.  Their steel products range from small pickup tanks to very large industrial fuel tanks.



The Monastery in Clyde just finished a large renovation and they are very eager to display it to visitors.



We would like to see you this July 28th-30th in Maryville Mo. for state tour 2013. The tour committee has spent several hours working on this event.  The busses will be air conditioned and the food will be great.  If you want more to do on your trip Maryville has two golf courses, Mozingo Lake for fishing, bowling, a theater and various shopping.  Look for registration information in this newsletter.  If you have any questions call Jeremy Lacy and (816) 797-4129 or contact Nathan Honan home phone (660) 742-3371 E-mail


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