riceGrains:

Soybeans, Sorghum, Wheat, Corn, Cotton, Rice

Missouri 's grain and oilseed farmers primarily produce maize (corn) and sorghum for animal feed with an increasing amount for ethanol production, and soybeans for meal and oil. An increasing number of these farmers are planting, harvesting, storing and shipping food-grade soybeans to make, for example, tofu and soymilk or non genetically enhanced grains and oilseeds used as food ingredients and animal feeds. Missouri is a market leader in supplying food-grade soybeans to Taiwan .


pecanFoods:

Meat(beef, pork, beef and poultry), dairy products, pasta, breakfast cereals, snack foods, candies,wine, and beer.

Diverse is the best term to describe Missouri 's food processing sector. Missouri-based, U.S. based, and multi-national firms process a wide variety of foods, food ingredients and beverages in the State. Products range from meats (pork, beef and poultry), dairy products, pasta, breakfast cereals, snack foods, candies, wine, and beer.


pecanpecanPet Foods and Feed Ingredients:

Pet food, Pet tread production and feed ingredients

Missouri is a leader in pet food and pet treat production. Missouri also boasts of being a premier worldwide supplier of pet food and feed ingredients. These high quality ingredients include: simulated proteins, dairy-based proteins, meat and poultry-based proteins, egg-based proteins, soy-based proteins, digestive aids, and pet food flavors.


Purebred Livestock:

goats, sheep, pigs, horses and cattle

Missouri farmers produce purebred goats, sheep, pigs, and horses and it is the number one purebred beef cattle producing state. International livestock producers travel to and source Missouri 's livestock genetics to increase their herd size and profitability.


Forestry Products:

Lumber, veneer logs, heardwood flooring, treated wood products, whiskey and wine barrels.

Missouri 's forest products contribute about US$4.3 billion to Missouri 's economy each year.  More than 30 percent of the state is forested, with about 80 percent of its 6 million hectares located on private land.  Missouri 's woodlands are described as central hardwood forest, containing 27 species with commercial value, including black walnut, red and white oak, ash, hackberry, and eastern red cedar. C urrently, there are 1,500 forest product companies in Missouri .

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