Lawmakers head to the Missouri State Fair to talk Farm Bill

Lawmakers from all over have made their way to the Missouri State Fair, not just for the fair food and amusement rides, but to advocate on behalf of farmers.

Our friend, Janet Adkison, who is now with the Missouri Farm Bureau had the opportunity to catch up with the House Agriculture Committee Chair over the Farm Bill Listening Session held at the event.

Rep. Monica De La Cruz

Rep. Mark Alford

Rep Jonathan Jackson

Sen. Josh Hawley

Missouri Director of Ag, Chris Chinn


Cattle producers recently promoted U.S. beef on a trip to Japan and Korea with the U.S. Meat Export Federation.
After years of drought, farmers across U.S. farm country are getting so much rainfall that it’s dampening their spring planting progress later into the season.
According to USDA experts, Brazil and Argentina’s large drop in corn production has more to do with the economics of corn markets than impacts from weather.
According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor, no part of Iowa is experiencing extreme levels of drought for the first time in nearly two years.