Increasing Revenue for Small Farms and Food Businesses with Value-Added Products

Missouri State University 401 East 17th Street, Shannon Hall - Room 108, Mountain Grove, Missouri

Join us for this one-of-a-kind event to help your farm or food business find success and profits in value-added production. Value-added production has the potential to increase revenue for small farmers and small-scale food producers, by processing raw fruit and vegetables into ready-to-eat, ready-to-cook, frozen and shelf-stable products. Successful and profitable value-added production requires an […]

$25

FSMA Produce Safety Grower Training- remote delivery and in Olathe

Online Event

The University of Missouri Extension and Kansas State Research and Extension are partnering to offer the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Training remotely. The class will take place on February 21 from 8AM-5PM. In order to receive a certificate of training, you will have to attend the entire training and […]

Free – $100

Learn More About Becoming Farm Loan Ready with FSA

Missouri State University 401 East 17th Street, Shannon Hall - Room 108, Mountain Grove, Missouri

Join the St. Louis Urban Farm Service Agency (FSA) and the University of Missouri for a farm loan information session. FSA will discuss Microloans, Farm Ownership Loans, and Farm Storage and Facility Loans. A farmer testimonial will be included to show an example of how FSA farm loans have been leveraged in a real scenario. […]

Free

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certification Course

Missouri State University 401 East 17th Street, Shannon Hall - Room 108, Mountain Grove, Missouri

This HACCP training covers the basics of designing a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) plan and is accredited by the International HACCP Alliance. This course is hosted by the University of Missouri Meat Processing Workforce Development Program. Individuals that complete the course will receive a certificate indicating they are a HACCP trained individual. Furthermore, […]

$75

GAPS Food Safety plan workshop

Online Event

K-State Research & Extension and the University of Missouri Extension will provide GAPs certification training and food safety plan development assistance in an upcoming online training. This training should help your farm successfully complete a USDA GAP audit and will assist you in creating a food safety plan. The workshop will be taught by Londa […]

$5

GOT R&D MONEY? TOP TIPS FOR FUNDING R&D WITH GRANTS

Online Event

This free 90-minute offering via Zoom is designed to introduce technology start-ups and existing businesses on how they might fund R&D through Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants. This is an introduction to the topic that has been developed for companies that are new to seeking grant funds and is not a “how to apply” […]

Free

Selling Local Foods Workshop

Missouri State University 401 East 17th Street, Shannon Hall - Room 108, Mountain Grove, Missouri

oin us for this learning and networking opportunity. Selling locally grown and produced foods can be a great way for entrepreneurs to start or grow a small business, as consumers have growing interest in purchasing local foods and supporting local businesses. Understanding food safety and the regulations related to growing, processing and selling local foods […]

$15

Produce Safety refresher/ Annual supervisor training

Online Event

K-State Research & Extension and the University of Missouri Extension will provide Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) Annual Training for Supervisors. This 90-minute training was designed to assist farm supervisors meet the annual training requirement outlined in the PSR. This training is not intended for agricultural workers – instead, it has […]

Free – $20

NSF SBIR INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP

Online Event

This day-and-a-half workshop is designed to assist technology start-ups and existing businesses, that have a breakthrough technology, in learning how to apply for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) to fund their R&D. This hands-on workshop is led by Ed Lahue, MBA, an innovation […]

Free

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