Missouri Agricultural Stewardship Assurance Program

Sustainable. Responsible. This is Missouri Ag.

About

The Agricultural Stewardship Assurance Program (ASAP) is a certification program that champions Missouri farmers who are stewards of the land.

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Consumer Benefits

ASAP will better communicate, recognize and promote the good stewardship and sustainability that Missouri producers continue to practice and improve upon.

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Producer Benefits

Becoming ASAP-verified has domestic and global benefits. You’ll receive official verification of your farm’s sustainability and access to international markets.

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Categories

If a Missouri farmer practices sustainable management on their operations in any of the categories, they can become ASAP-verified. Click to see our categories.

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Sustainable. Responsible. This is Missouri Ag.

Certification Categories

Grassland


Landowner utilizes stewardship practices on his/her grasslands, pastures and fields to build soil health, reduce erosion, and protect water quality.

Forestry


Landowner manages the timber resources to increase the value of timber sales while protecting the environment.

Livestock


Landowner performs stewardship practices in raising cattle, swine, goats, horses, poultry an/or other types of livestock production.

Specialty Crop


Landowner routinely grows and harvests fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops utilizing stewardship practices to build soil health and protect the environment while maintaining the farm production goals and production of consumer safe produce.

Farmstead


Landowner has adopted practices on the homestead to reduce environmental concerns, store product properly, and recycle items when appropriate.

Energy


Landowner saves on energy costs by incorporating energy-efficient practices on his/her farm.

Cropland


Landowner routinely plants, grows and harvests corn, soybeans, rice, cotton, wheat, sorghum, and other crops, utilizing stewardship practices to build soil health and protect the environment while maintaining the farm production goals.

ASAP Resource Guide

A guide of technical and financial assistance resources for Missouri’s agricultural producers.

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