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Missouri Century Farms
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- Published: Monday, Feb. 15, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1921, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm.University of Missouri Extension, the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and Missouri Farm ...
- Published: Wednesday, June 13, 2018
WELLSVILLE, Mo. – Matthew Spiers wants to convert cropland to pastureland for grazing.Through a joint effort by University of Missouri Extension and USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Spiers plans to build a rotational grazing ...
- Published: Friday, June 16, 2017
MONETT, Mo. – Fourth-generation farmer Mike Meier knows change will help his family’s Century Farm survive.The rotational grazing and breeding system he uses for his dairy herd works. Now he wants to apply those principles to beef cattle. “At ...
If you have a Century Farm outside of Missouri, use this list to find a contact for applying in your state.
Membership-based organization that advocates for farmers, the rural way of life, and all Missourians. Co-sponsors of the Missouri Century Farms program since 2008.
The Land Trust Alliance is a national land conservation organization. Use this tool to find land trusts in Missouri.
Primary objective of GRLT is preservation of scenic and ecologically valuable land along the Great River Road between Alton, Illinois and Pere Marquette State Park.
The Ozark Regional Land Trust is part of a rapidly expanding land conservation movement throughout the US. ORLT has dozens of projects protecting more than 28,000 acres of land throughout the Ozark region.