National Issues

At a national level, Missouri Farm Bureau stays actively involved with current issues and legislation so that all efforts regarding agriculture are better communicated to members and all Missourians. Missouri Farm Bureau monitors issues related to the United States Senate, House of Representatives, and federal agencies to ensure that the interests of agriculture and the rural way of life are well represented on Capitol Hill.

Priority National Issues

Feral Hogs

Feral hogs are a growing threat to Missouri, destroying crops, pastures and forests. Missouri must...

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Trade

Staying up to date on trade issues, specifically issues affecting the agriculture industry, is a continuous job for the staff at Missouri Farm Bureau, but it is one that is carried out with the utmost care…

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Opioids

Opioid abuse or overdose has affected one in three Missouri families. Medical professionals need...

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Farm Bill

The Farm Bill is one of the largest pieces of agricultural legislation that moves through the congressional process in Washington, DC. Farm bills are considered approximately every five years by our congressional leaders…

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Broadband Internet Access

Broadband internet access is essential for tomorrow’s economy. Missouri should make a significant investment in the Missouri Rural Broadband Development Fund in 2019…

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Today, we established Missouri’s Flood Recovery Advisory Working Group. This working group will ... play a key role in establishing our path forward to rebuilding infrastructure, revitalizing damaged farm ground, & refocusing our flood-control priorities.

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Last week, we held a hearing on #RuralBroadband and it reinforced something we already knew – ... access to high speed broadband has the potential to impact millions of lives all across Rural America.