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About The Missouri Fertilizer Control Board

  • Exercises general supervision of the administration and enforcement of the Missouri Fertilizer Law and is governed by a 13-member board of directors.
  • Determines the method and amount of fertilizer fees be assessed.
  • Adopts, amends promulgates, or repeals rules and regulations to administer, implement, and enforce the Missouri Fertilizer Law.
  • Provides systems of registry, field inspections, laboratory analysis, penalty and enforcement procedures, and publications of results necessary to assure the quality of fertilizers offered for sale in Missouri.
  • Pursues nutrient research, educational, and outreach programs.

Frequently Asked Questions

How was the MOFCB formed?

The Missouri Fertilizer Control Board (MoFCB) was created by Missouri State Statute as an agency of the State of Missouri.

Who makes up the Missouri Fertilizer Control Board?

The members of the MoFCB include five farmers, five fertilizer manufacturers or distributors, and three at-large members.

What is the primary purpose of the MOFCB?

The primary purpose of the MoFCB is to administer and enforce Missouri Fertilizer Law. As provided for by state law, the MoFCB issues permits authorizing the sale of fertilizer.

The MoFCB regulates fertilizer sales by providing for a system of registry, field inspections, laboratory analysis, and enforcement procedures necessary to assure the quality of fertilizers offered for sale in the state.

What are MOFCB non-regulatory duties?

As part of its non-regulatory duties, the MoFCB pursues nutrient research, educational, and outreach programs to ensure the adoption and implementation of practices that optimize nutrient use efficiency, ensure soil fertility, and address environmental concerns.

Meet The Board Members

Ag leaders from across the state and specialties represent you on the Control Board!

Get In Touch With The Staff

Contact our program staff and see which of our field inspectors and auditors represent your territory.