Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst made the following statement regarding Congressman Sam Graves’ introduction of the 2020 Water Resources Development Act:

“We greatly appreciate Congressman Sam Graves’ leadership in drafting the 2020 Water Resources Development Act. His support and understanding of Missouri and Mississippi River issues gives hope to farmers, ranchers, and consumers who are affected by frequent flooding and aging infrastructure along these waterways. Missouri Farm Bureau looks forward to future collaboration with Congressman Graves and his colleagues as this legislation moves forward.”