Implementation on the Farm

This tool provides helpful information to design, implement and maintain a shelterbelt for an animal feeding operation and outlines cost-share opportunities to help fund shelterbelt implementation.

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How to Get Started

Find contact information for the resources you need

Educational Materials

Learn more about Shelterbelts, why they are used, and other relevant information

Cost-Share Opportunities

Find out about the many cost-share opportunities available

Example Shelterbelt Plans

View example design plans for various operations

Shelterbelt Plant Selection Guide

View recommended shrubs and trees

Example Budget

Personalize this budget with your own numbers for an estimated project total

Shelterbelt Maintenance Requirements

View maintenance requirements

Sources for Shelterbelt Components

Find out where to purchase plants, irrigation equipment, weed mats, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Missouri Pork Association University of Missouri Extension USDA Farm Service Agency MU Center for Agroforestry Missouri Department of Agriculture
MU Extension Commercial Agriculture USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Missouri Department of Conservation