Jen Sorensen National Pork Producers Council president

Newly elected National Pork Producers Council president outlines her priorities

The newly elected president of the National Pork Producers Council outlined the organization’s priorities following the conclusion of their meeting at the National Pork Industry Forum. Jen Sorenson, an Iowa pork producer, says the expansion of export markets is at the top of their list.  “Ultimately we see joining CPTPP as a major opportunity under […]

Seeds from China Final

Missouri Department of Agriculture asks residents to report unsolicited seed shipments

The Missouri Department of Agriculture has received reports from residents of unsolicited seeds being delivered from foreign countries such as China and the surrounding areas. Missouri’s announcement follows several states who have also reported packages of these seeds being delivered across the United States. Consistent with nationwide reports, the packages were labeled as jewelry, specifically […]

Immigration

Audio: Missouri Congressman says legal immigration process is too lengthy and difficult

President Trump and many Congressional Democrats continue to clash about border security funding with no end in sight to the government shutdown. East-central Missouri Republican Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer says the legal immigration system is too lengthy and difficult.     Trump will address the nation tonight on television to discuss what he calls a crisis […]