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Agriculture Business Development Division

The Agriculture Business Development Division improves the profitability of Missouri’s farmers and agribusinesses by increasing international and domestic sales of agricultural products that are produced or processed in Missouri. The division provides services for Missouri farmers and agribusinesses, including the following: business planning, domestic and international marketing assistance, product promotion, and financial assistance programs. The division also administers the Missouri Grown branding initiative which promotes products that are produced or processed in Missouri through a variety of marketing channels, including retail, restaurants, schools, institutions, and direct-to-consumer marketing.