The University of Missouri’s Commercial Agriculture Program is an important asset to the pork industry. Below you will find links to their main webpage, as well as to specific information.
Commercial Agriculture Program
The main page for the Commercial Agriculture Program’s Swine Focus Team. This page includes links to topics on Swine Economics, Environmental/Manure, Swine Health, and Swine Feeding/Nutrition.
Provides resources on: Breeding & Genetics; Manure management; Environment; Landscaping; Pork Information Gateway; Contract Production; Health & Diseases; Nutrition & By-Products; Economics; and much more!
Shelterbelt Implementation Site
This tool provides helpful information to design, implement and maintain a shelterbelt for an animal feeding operation and outlines cost-share opportunities to help fund shelterbelt implementation.
Permitting Animal Feeding Operations
Visit this page for instructions to guide you through the regulatory process and other environmental considerations for starting or expanding a livestock operation in the state of Missouri.
County Health Ordinance Information
Visit this page for information on local governments that have imposed additional requirements and fees on animal feeding operations beyond what is required in regulations by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
Toolbox for Contract Hog Finishing
Agricultural Electronic Bulletin Board