To keep up-to-date on these activities be sure to check out the following:
- MO Beginning Farmers website: http://missouribeginningfarmers.org
- MO Beginning Farmers blog: http://missouribeginningfarming.blogspot.com/
- MO Beginning Farmers Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/group.php?gid=130881486946936
In September 2009, the University of Missouri and Jefferson Institute were awarded a $730,00 grant to provide educational opportunities to Missouri’s new and beginning farmers to grow their farms in economically viable and ecologically sustainable ways. The grant is part of the USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program.
Our project teaches production and management strategies that enhance land stewardship, business planning and financial viability, and marketing strategies. We offer programs in 4 regions of the state.