"The greatest service which can be rendered any country is the
introduction of a new plant
into its [agri]culture."

- Thomas Jefferson,
   circa 1800


The Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute is a nonprofit agriculture education and research center based in Columbia, MO. Jefferson Institute staff conduct a variety of agriculture education and research programs.

Learn more about the Jefferson Institute....

 

barn Jefferson Farm & Gardens
Read the latest updates and progress of our educational facility. Construction is underway.
   
sunflower

Crop Overviews
Learn about the crops we work with. Also, learn about seed sources, market information and our crop breeding program.

   
corn

News and Events
Find our latest news releases pertaining to Jefferson Farm & Gardens and our efforts to promote crop diversification.

 

Thomas Jefferson Agricultural Institute 2007