PARTNERSHIPS

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The Natural Resources Conservation Service is an agency committed to “helping people help the land”—their mission is to provide resources to farmers and landowners to aid them with conservation. Ensuring productive lands in harmony with a healthy environment is their priority.  

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Missouri Department of Conservation's mission is to protect and manage the fish, forest, and wildlife resources of the state; to facilitate and provide opportunity for all citizens to use, enjoy, and learn about Missouri resources.


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Since its creation by Congress in 1984, National Fish & Wildlife Foundation has grown to become the nation's largest private conservation grant-maker.  They work with both the public and private sectors to protect and restore our nation's fish, wildlife, plants and habitats.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the oldest federal conservation agency, tracing its lineage back to 1871, and the only agency in the federal government whose primary responsibility is management of fish and wildlife for the American public. The Service helps ensure a healthy environment for people by providing opportunities for Americans to enjoy the outdoors and our shared natural heritage.

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Ameren is strengthening the transmission system within Missouri that our customers and our country rely on. This helps fuel the region’s economy by creating jobs and improving reliability. It enables the delivery of renewable energy to the Midwest and fosters economic growth through infrastructure investments.  

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Missouri Corn Growers Association is highly involved in promoting environmental stewardship while protecting the producer’s right to farm profitably. While data shows most corn growers are good stewards, MCGA is working with producers to help them do an even better job of protecting the environment by accelerating the adoption of farming practices that improve water quality while maintaining or improving profitability. 

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MoSoy is a must visit for every Missouri soybean farmer. Whether you need information on soy-based products, a recap of the latest news affecting your operation or background on the MSA and MSMC, MoSoy has what you’re looking for. 

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The United States Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres. 

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Bayer’s Crop Science division is the third largest innovative agricultural input company in the world and has businesses in high-value seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. 

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Missouri Farmer's Association Incorporated is a Midwest-based regional farm supply and marketing cooperative serving more than 45,000 farmer/owners in Missouri and adjacent states, and has led agriculture in establishing businesses, organizations and other cooperatives that had one purpose first and foremost-serving farmers. 

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Missouri Prairie Foundation  was founded in 1966 by a small group of conservation professionals and volunteers who were concerned about the rapid decline of greater prairie-chickens and the degradation and loss of grassland habitat throughout the state.  MPF has been conserving Missouri’s prairies and other native grasslands, some of the most imperiled habitats on the planet. 

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For more than 50 years, Associated Electric Cooperative has provided reliable, wholesale power generation and high-voltage transmission to their six transmission co-op member-owners, serving about 910,000 member homes, farms and businesses. AECI is committed to caring for the environment.

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The Missouri Master Naturalist program is a community-based natural resource education and volunteer service program for adults, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation and the University of Missouri Extension. Its purpose is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the state of Missouri.

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Deep Roots KC, formerly KC Native Plant Initiative, and their partners and  participants have a shared vision – a future of beautiful, native landscapes connecting heartland communities where nature and people thrive together. 

MISSOURI NATIVE SEED RESOURCES

Grow Native!

Seeds of native plants for landscaping, forage, wildlife habitat, and other purposes.

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MO Native Seed Association

Native seed producers and collectors 

promoting Missouri-born seed.

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