State Department of Agriculture Program: Missouri

State Department of Agriculture of Missouri
The Missouri Department of Agriculture, located in Jefferson City, Mo., is dedicated to the promotion and protection of the state’s agriculture industry. With nearly 100,000 farms on more than 28 million acres of farmland, the state’s Department of Agriculture works to connect farmers with consumers. Nearly 90% of Missouri’s farms are family owned, and our family farms are committed to producing a safe and secure food supply for customers locally and globally.
Agri-Missouri – Fresh and wholesome Missouri-grown foods and farm products, exciting agritourism destinations and the people and businesses that connect you to the farm. Whether you make, grow or raise agricultural products or operate a farm, business or farmers’ market in Missouri, AgriMissouri can help your business grow. AgriMissouri is a marketing and outreach program through the Missouri Department of Agriculture that promotes Missouri-grown and Missouri-made items.
Agri-Missouri’s extension programs include Mo Grown (about crops grown in the state) and Mo Made (products that are made in the state).

Core Customers:  Retail and Food Service
Missouri is home to a number of important customers who are ideal to look at for distribution.  These include Sam’s Club, Wal-Mart, Harp’s Food The Buckle, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Build A Bear, Beauty Brands, Save A Lot Stores, One Dollar Shops, US Toy, MFA, Heritage Trading, Orscheln Stores, Wheatbelt, Dierberg’s, Food Giant, Price Cutter, Schnuck’s Markets, Shop n Save, Allen Foods Distribution, Valu Merchandisers, Meek’s The Buillder, Sutherland Lumber, Veterans Canteen, Bass Pro Shops, Dunn’s Sporting Goods, Soccer Master, Planet Beach, Ayer’s Oil, Midwest Energy, Rhodes 101 Stops, Wallis Oil, Rapid Roberts, AMC Theatres, Panera Bread, Summit Restaurant Group, Mid America Group, Imo’s Pizza, World’s of Fun, Pizza Shoppe, Hardee’s. Wehrenberg Theatres, B and B Theatres, Hamra Enterprises, John Q Hammons Hotels, Treadwell Enterprises, Gen X Foods, Peak Resorts, etc.