farmers' rights

9:15 am
Thu April 11, 2013

Mo. Senate backs farmers' rights amendment

In southwest Kansas, baled hay sits in an open field.
Eric Durban Harvest Public Media

The Missouri Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would guarantee farmers' rights.

The legislation originally would have barred voters from passing initiatives that would infringe on farmers' rights. But that portion was removed after opposition from senators concerned about blocking the petition process.