Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce today approved the petition to conduct a referendum of Missouri cattle producers, pursuant to section 275.352 RSMo as amended, to establish a $1.00 per head state beef checkoff assessment.
Agriculture leaders from across Missouri received high honors in front of hundreds of producers and agribusiness leaders during the 46th Missouri Governor's Conference on Agriculture, hosted by Gov. Jay Nixon and the Missouri Department of Agriculture.
Department of Agriculture offers grants to Missouri fuel retailers to install biofuel infrastructure
The Missouri Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from Missouri fuel retailers for the Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership (BIP) grant program to accelerate the use and availability of higher blends of ethanol fuel.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced today that 12 projects across Missouri will receive grants given by the USDA's Specialty Crop Block Grant program to strengthen the market for Missouri grown crops and produce.
The Missouri Department of Agriculture announced MASBDA is now accepting applications for grants to assist farmers with business planning expenses for projects that develop, process or market agricultural goods.
The Missouri Agriculture Awards will be presented to recognize those who stand out for their commitment to innovation, giving back to their communities, committing to good land stewardship and being a great example for future generations.