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When high schools and colleges closed their doors due to the pandemic, thousands of students lost the chance to learn about agriculture through their Ag Ed classes at school. COVID-19 has affected farmers as well, sometimes hitting farm workers right when they’re needed most.

Missouri-based tech startup AgButler created a free, innovative solution. Their MO AgConnection platform at connects students who could use a job with farmers who need extra help.

Young agriculturalists can get hands-on experience and develop relationships with farmers in their local communities. Farmers can help out ag youth and fill gaps left by sick workers or get help for a busy part of the year. Students and farmers can sign up at

To the innovators finding unique solutions in these challenging times and the young aspiring farmers wanting to help out, Missouri Farm Bureau thanks YOU for your service.