According to a recent study, the agriculture industry contributes $88B to the Missouri economy. As the largest industry in Missouri, Agriculture employs 378,232 Missourians and is home to more than 95,000 farms. Additionally, Missouri produces more than 10 commodities that rank 10th or higher nationally. The Kansas City region, hailed as the animal health corridor of the world, and St. Louis, the plant science corridor of the world, make Missouri a leader in ag innovation and technology. Geographically, Missouri is within 600 miles of 51% of all U.S. households.
CDC Partner Update on COVID-19:
Agriculture Workers and Employers
USDA’s Sonny Side of the Farm
Direct to Customer Marketing
MASBDA – Financial Assistance
COVID Impact on Rural
Health-Risks and Resources
Using CFAP to Offset Price Declines for Stored Grain
Online Sales as a Direct Marketing Opportunity for Rural Farms
Expect the Unexpected and
Hosting Virtual Events
Strategies to Prepare Your Farm or Agribusiness for COVID-19
Working with Your Lender During Uncertain Times
Communication During a Crisis
Featured Industry Resources
The food service industry faces a number of unique challenges as a result of COVID-19. These resources can help.
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