David Meyer, Jefferson City, has been named the executive director of the Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA). Meyer will take the place of Tony Stafford, who retired in November 2014.
Exhibitors interested in competing at the Missouri State Fair will now be able to access new online entry and payment options, and online registration for the vendor input form, starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 7.
Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe announced today that 32 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Foundation Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture today launched a brand new web site for the department's Missouri Market News Program, featuring the most up-to-date market information for Missouri agriculture.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture has launched the 6th annual Focus on Missouri Agriculture contest, asking Missourians to share the unique stories and images of agriculture through photographs. The contest runs through June 15.
Director Fordyce announced that 21 youth groups, 11 FFA chapters and ten 4-H clubs, from across Missouri were awarded grants from the Missouri Department of Agriculture's 2015 Building Our American Communities grant program today.
The Department of Agriculture is giving 30 high school students representing 4-H clubs, FFA chapters and farm families, throughout Missouri the opportunity to explore careers in agriculture through the 2015 Missouri Agribusiness Academy.