Missouri Farm Bureau Adopts Policies At Annual Meeting
The Right to Farm and Ranch Amendment, foreign ownership of farmland, a new transportation sales tax, term limits, a new state beef checkoff, confidentiality of crop production data and a legal challenge to California’s state law on eggs were among the major issues discussed this year at Missouri Farm Bureau’s 99th Annual Meeting. Almost 1,100 members representing Missouri’s 113 county Farm Bureaus attended the meeting at the Lake of the Ozarks this week.
“There are many state and national issues on the minds of farmers these days that are important to the future of agriculture. At the forefront is approval by Missouri voters of Constitutional Amendment #1, Keep Missouri Farming, that will give constitutional protection to responsible and lawful farming practices,” said Blake Hurst, president of Missouri Farm Bureau. “At this year’s annual meeting we began discussing our game plan for passage of the amendment in 2014.”
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