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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USDA officials said the Trump administration would provide $16 billion farmers affected by tariffs. ... Market Facilitation Payments will be a single rate per county rather than per commodity like last time. First payments will go out in July or August.

Thankful for the work of the First Responders, emergency officials & utility crews during the ... disasters across our state. Please stay clear of the damaged areas so these professionals can do their work. My thoughts & prayers go out to everyone affected by these storms.

The Missouri Farm Bureau home office and the county offices in Jefferson City were not damaged by ... the storms last night. We are here and ready to serve our members as many are now assessing damage to their property. Customer support can be reached at 1-800-922-4632.

Major tornados across state tonight, including Jeff City. We’re doing okay but praying for those ... that were caught in damage, some are still trapped - local emergency crews are on site and assisting.