CAFO

Audio: Controversial agriculture bill could resurface today in Missouri Senate

A controversial agriculture bill could resurface today in the Missouri Senate.     The state Senate could debate today whether to ban Missouri counties from enforcing rules stricter than state regulations required for large animal feeding operations. Jefferson City Republican Mike Bernskoetter’s bill would bar counties from limiting where the farming operations, known as CAFOs, […]

Delta Queen Riverboat

Senators Blunt and McCaskill announce legislation to bring historic riverboat back to the Mississippi River

Missouri Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill announced that their legislation to bring the historic 1920’s riverboat Delta Queen back to the Mississippi River was signed into law. The bill reinstates a decades-long exemption to allow the boat to operate from its new homeport of Kimmswick, in Jefferson County – creating jobs and strengthening economic […]

Josh Hawley

Audio: Senators Lindsey Graham, Cory Gardner make Missouri campaign stop for Hawley

U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Cory Gardner are campaigning today in eastern Missouri for Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley. To a crowd of about 250 supporters in Chesterfield, Gardner, of Colorado, says Hawley will support Missouri’s conservative values.     Meanwhile, former Vice-President Joe Biden will be in eastern Missouri Wednesday to campaign for Hawley’s […]

Drought Graphic

Audio: Missouri farm group says release of CRP land does not go far enough to address drought problems

The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association wants producers to have access to even more Conservation Reserve Program land as the drought continues. Executive Vice President Mike Deering says the Farm Service Agency’s release of such land in certain counties is a step in the right direction but not enough.     Deering thinks a lot of Missouri […]