Missouri Beginning Farmers and Ranchers
Blend Experiential Learning to Grow Your Farm
Missouri beginning farmers program is a new pilot of training workshops, educational classes, internships and customized one-on-one technical assistance. The goal is to provide information and to assist those who are interested in farming.
While starting a new farm can be a daunting endeavor, the good news is there are more resources than ever before to assist you with developing a successful farming business. Take advantage of the information, resources, courses and government programs available to you.
This program is supported by funds from the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) grant through the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture under sponsored project number 2018-70017-28578.
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Event date: Jan. 28, 2020 - Jan. 30, 2020
Event time: | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Learn about the USDA Programs available from the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resource Conservation District, and Rural Development as well as the Missouri AgrAbility Program. The workshop will be divided into Part 1 - Rural Development and Natural ...
News & articles
- Published: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The annual Great Plains Growers Conference offers updates on technology, production and safety in commercial fruit and vegetable production. The event is Jan. 9-11, 2020, at the Fulkerson Center on the Missouri Western State ...
- Published: Monday, Oct. 1, 2018
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension will receive a $432,747 Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) grant through the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.The grant runs September 2018 to August 2021, says ...
Publication date: Sept. 1, 2015
Marketing is as important to vegetable growers as a high yield. Producing vegetable crops is often relatively easy, but finding a market or optimal combination of markets can be challenging. Low transportation costs and the ability to produce ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
Agroforestry is often promoted for its conservation benefits and potential income diversity. However, federal tax incentives may provide the greatest benefit to some landowners. Accordingly, agroforestry tax advantages can also be derived from three ...
Publication date: Nov. 1, 2018
Agroforestry describes a set of land use practices that incorporate trees, shrubs, forages, crops and/or livestock designed in a way that provide environmental, social, and economic benefits.This publication is designed to help landowners and natural ...
Publication date: Dec. 31, 2009
A guide to programs, loans, grants and information to increase the stability of farms operated by minority farmersNadia Navarrete-TindallDirector, Native Plants Program andAssociate Professor of Extension and ResearchLincoln University Cooperative ...
The Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority administers a program that enables lenders to receive federally tax-exempt interest on loans made to beginning farmers. The tax savings are passed on to beginning farmers in the form of lower ...
Created to help the small farmers and ranchers of Missouri, especially those who are socially disadvantaged and underserved, to raise the level of efficiency on their farms while taking good care of the soil, water and the environment.
North Central Region SARE is one of four regional offices that run the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, a nationwide grants and education program to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture.
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), a federal agency within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), provides leadership and funding for programs that advance agriculture-related sciences.