MISSOURI ALTERNATIVES CENTER

University Extension
531 Clark Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
573-882-1905
800-433-3704 (MO only)
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AGRICULTURAL ALTERNATIVES
SMALL AND NEW FARM OPTIONS

WHAT IS MAC?
The Missouri Alternatives Center serves as a communications center for Missouri farmers, Extension staff, government personnel and people who want to begin farming, diversify their current operation, or find ways to profit from small amounts of aceage.

The Center has answered over 18,000 information requests on approximately 800 topics since opening in 1988, including:



CALL OR WRITE TODAY
MAC saves you time and money by finding the information you need to make good decisions about alternative enterprises.

We provide printed materials, a list of resources and resource people to contact for more information.

CHECK OUT OUR VIDEOS
MAC also rents videos relating to non-traditional agriculture and options for small farms on these and other topics:


For a complete listing of videos available contact the Center. Videos may be checked out for five days. There is a $3.00 fee for shipping and handling for each video requested.

Call 1-800-433-3704 (Missouri only)
In Columbia, call (573) 882-1905
Fax: 573-884=4336
Internet: kellyd@umsystem.edu


MAC NEEDS YOU
MAC is always looking for farmers, Extension specialists and others with experience and knowledge about alternative enterprises. If you would like to be considered as a resource for MAC, please fill out this form and mail it to:

Missouri Alternatives Center
531 Clark Hall
University Extension
Columbia, MO 65211
Name:____________________________________________________________
Address:_________________________________________________________
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Daytime Phone #:____________________________________
List me as a resource person for the following topics:
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RESOURCES
MAC acceses numerous resouces to answer alternative agriculture questions:


MAC SPONSORS


MISSOURI ALTERNATIVES CENTER
The Center is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information please contact: The Missouri Alternatives Center, 531 Clark Hall, Columbia, MO 65211; (573) 882-1905.

Ag Opportunities is published six times yearly. Questions or address corrections should be sent to the Missouri Alternatives Center.

Debi Kelly, Editor



University Extension does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or status as a Vietnam-era veteran in employment or programs.