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Wagner endorsed by Missouri Farm Bureau
Missouri Farm Bureau’s St. Louis Regional Endorsement Committee has endorsed Congresswoman Ann Wagner for re-election in Missouri’s Second Congressional District.
O'Laughlin endorsed by Missouri Farm Bureau
Missouri Farm Bureau’s Northern Regional Endorsement Committee has endorsed Cindy O’Laughlin for election in Missouri’s 18th State Senate District.
Hegeman endorsed by Missouri Farm Bureau
Missouri Farm Bureau’s Northern Regional Endorsement Committee has endorsed Dan Hegeman for reelection in Missouri’s 12th State Senate District.
Brown endorsed by Missouri Farm Bureau
Missouri Farm Bureau’s Southeast Regional Endorsement Committee has endorsed Justin Brown for election in Missouri’s 16th State Senate District.
Riddle endorsed by Missouri Farm Bureau
Missouri Farm Bureau’s East Central Regional Endorsement Committee has endorsed Jeanie Riddle for reelection in Missouri’s 10th State Senate District.
Missouri Road and Bridge Funding Overdue for an Update Missouri Road and Bridge Funding Overdue for an Update

As political battles continue to rage over the Supreme Court, control over Congress and President Trump’s tweet du jour, a major ballot issue has been quietly gaining momentum. In November, Missouri voters will not only be deciding whether to give Senator McCaskill a third six-year term; they also will have an opportunity to increase road and bridge funding for the first time since 1996.

Activist Groups Target Missouri’s Fake Meat Labeling Law Activist Groups Target Missouri’s Fake Meat Labeling Law

Missouri’s new truth-in-labeling law governing the sale of meat is facing a court challenge from activist groups including the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Animal Legal Defense Fund.

Trade Wars Showing Signs of Improvement for Missouri Farmers Trade Wars Showing Signs of Improvement for Missouri Farmers
America’s ongoing trade battles recently took a couple of new turns. On Monday, August 27, President Trump announced his administration had reached an agreement with Mexico to renegotiate the two countries’ portions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Later the same day, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced details of new programs designed to alleviate harm caused to American farmers by foreign nations’ unfair trade practices.
Farm Bureau Straw Poll Predicts Hawley Victory Farm Bureau Straw Poll Predicts Hawley Victory

State fairs and politics have gone hand-in-hand for decades. The Missouri State Fair is no exception, bringing elected officials, hopeful candidates, political staffers and eager volunteers to Sedalia in droves hoping to connect with interested voters and take a few pictures for the campaign trail.

Elk Farmers in the Crosshairs- Regulatory Control of Elk Up to the Courts Elk Farmers in the Crosshairs- Regulatory Control of Elk Up to the Courts
It was a cold December day, but the elk on Bill Mayes’ farm didn’t seem to mind. Classified as livestock in Missouri, Mayes’ captive elk are hardier than beef cows and easily handle Missouri’s frigid winter cold snaps. A long-time cattleman, Mayes and his wife, Susan, raised deer for several years before switching to elk two years ago. He likes the temperament of elk better and is simply drawn to the majestic beauty of fully grown bull elk with full horns.
O' Christmas Tree - Starr Pines Farm Caters to Tradition O' Christmas Tree - Starr Pines Farm Caters to Tradition
It’s a chilly December day. Christmas is near and the time-worn tradition of cutting the family Christmas tree has finally arrived.This tradition plays out across the country from Thanksgiving Day all the way up to Christmas Eve. For many families, it is the one time a year they visit a farm. Christmas tree growers like Wayne and Ann Harmon make that experience as enjoyable as possible. Folks love their Christmas traditions, but they also enjoy learning about agriculture.
Taking the Reins Taking the Reins
Clarissa Cauthorn is not new to the Farm Bureau world, but she does have a new title, Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee Chair. 




 

 
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