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

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

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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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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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@SpencerMOFB

🧐 Putting #Phase1 into perspective...IF all commitments were made U.S. #agricultural exports to #China would reach $44B in 2021. (They bought $33B from #Brazil in 2018) @FarmBureau #AFBF2020

#USMCA heading to @POTUS's desk ✅
Economy is stronger than it’s been in 50 yrs thanks in large part to having the right tax policy & right regulatory policy in place. With today’s vote & other trade agreements POTUS has secured, we’ve also got the right trade policy #USMCAwin

BREAKING — The Senate has passed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Sen. Hawley said the #USMCA "will provide better market access for Missouri ag and has enforceable labor protections that will help level the playing field for American workers." https://t.co/vWgL52uEFy