right to farm

Agriculture
4:51 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Missouri Farm Bureau holds annual Commodity Conference

Dan Manternack, Agricultural Services Director for Doane Advisory Services, speaks at Missouri Farm Bureau’s Commodity Conference and Legislative Briefing in Jefferson City on Tuesday Feb. 25. Missouri Farm Bureau holds the event yearly to inform farmers on farming issues and get them involved.
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  The Missouri Farm Bureau’s annual Commodity Conference and Legislative Briefing brought over 200 Missouri farmers to Jefferson City Monday and Tuesday. Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst said the event is meant to help inform Missouri farmers of current issues in agriculture.

“Well we hope that they leave here both better prepared for the coming year to try and anticipate what the weather and markets might do, and also better informed about the policy issues that affect them, their farms and their local communities,” Hurst said.

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Agriculture
8:18 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Farming ballot measure campaign heats up

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Opposition is starting to form around a ballot measure that would enshrine a "right to farm" in Missouri's Constitution.

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Business Beat
5:44 pm
Wed May 22, 2013

Right to farm (bill); Ste. Genevieve sand mine

Dozens of Ste. Genevieve County residents met last night (Tuesday) with the company applying to open up a sand mine in their neighborhood. Locals fired questions at Mark Rust, owner of Summit Proppants, for four hours about health concerns, traffic safety and property values.

Missouri voters will get the chance to consider a constitutional amendment next fall that would affirm the rights of farmers to engage in modern farming and ranching practices. The state House and Senate passed the measure during the end of the legislative session last week. Harvest Public Media reports.

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Agriculture
11:46 am
Tue May 21, 2013

How would you vote on Missouri’s ‘Right-to-Farm’ amendment?

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Next year, Missouri voters will get a chance to consider a controversial constitutional amendment that would affirm the rights of farmers to engage in "modern" farming and ranching practices.

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