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

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

Join us in congratulating Lesleighan Cravens, instructor of floral design in the Division of Plant Science and Technology, on receiving the CAFNR Golden Apple Award! https://cafnr.missouri.edu/2021/09/a-blooming-passion-for-teaching/

It’s National Farm Safety Week. As we head into harvest season, please be on the lookout for slow-moving farm vehicles on the roadways. One split-second glance away from the road could cost you your life, and cost a family their loved one. Please slow down and pay attention.

At the eye doctor for my yearly checkup, which means I sit in the waiting room and play the game of “how much has my vision decreased in the past year, and will I soon need to hire someone to drive me around”? #BadEyes #CantSeeAThing

.@JGarrettHawkins addressed eminent domain policy in this interview from May #moleg

Ag groups called on lawmakers to revisit the issue and other legislation this week: https://themissouritimes.com/missouri-lawmakers-consider-extension-of-lapsing-ag-tax-credits/

Full episode: https://youtu.be/gEKyVHKW2Lg

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