Producer FAQ

Dairy Farms Available

Where can I find dairies for sale or lease?

Land Prices

What are land prices in Missouri?

Milk Prices

What are milk prices in Missouri?


How does Missouri’s climate compare with other milk producing states?

Milk Markets

What are our options for selling milk in Missouri?

Two Federal Orders in Missouri

  • Southeast (Southern Missouri)
  • Central (Northern Missouri)

Two Large Dairy Cooperatives in Missouri

  • Dairy Farmers of America
  • Prairie Farms

A list of some of the smaller Cooperatives Marketing Milk for Missouri farmers

  • Arkansas Dairy Producers
  • Lone Star Milk Producers
  • Central Equity Cooperative
  • DMCI
  • + some potential local opportunities to sell directly to processors

Regulatory and Environmental Concerns

How does the state of Missouri regulate dairy production?


Economic Incentives

Are there economic incentives in Missouri for expanding dairy operations?

Contact Us

For more information or to make comments and suggestions, please contact:
Kurt Olsen
Dairy Development Coordinator, Missouri Department of Agriculture
Phone: (573) 291-5704
E-mail: [email protected]