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Now that we have had the first presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, did either exhibit the qualities and competencies to earn your vote? Electing the best candidate is not up … more
National PTSD Awareness Month, which takes place each June, ushers in an array of awareness campaigns to benefit PTSD survivors. PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, occurs in people after … more
Missouri’s legislative session closed with a sad and stunning display of how little the loudest lawmakers identifying as “pro-life” care about helping children and families — … more
Immigrant baiting is now official business for Missouri officeholders. That’s the message from Attorney General Andrew Bailey, who says his office will represent three state senators who … more
The 2024 legislative session ended today, Friday, May 17. While we are thankful to see the final passage of legislation to defund Planned Parenthood, we are disappointed that passage of Initiative … more
Governor Parson signed HB 2634 on   May 9 putting in statute language that restricts tax-payer funds from going to abortion providers and their affiliates. Prior to 2020, Missouri … more
Agriculture is truly a remarkable industry, weaving together the rhythms of nature with the hard work and dedication of farmers, ranchers and their families. Amidst the idyllic landscapes and the … more
Jefferson City — The Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (Missouri CASA) held “CASA at the Capitol Day” on April 15 at the Missouri Capitol building. A stated … more
Scott Peterson’s latest attempt to have his conviction for the 2002 double murder of his wife, Laci Peterson, and their unborn son, Conner, overturned have put those heinous crimes back in the … more
The Oxford Dictionary defines a dream as “a cherished aspiration, ambition, or ideal.” Six simple words, yet they hold the potential to ignite innovation, progress and personal … more
Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” But for Missouri farmers, taxes are about to become a lot more uncertain. Barring action from … more
Missourians have an incredible opportunity and responsibility to impact how broadband deployment funds will be distributed across our state. For the first time, Missourians can provide on-the-ground … more
A 2022 study by The Sentencing Project revealed that nearly 83,000 Missourians with felony convictions were barred from voting due to felony disenfranchisement. For Missourians with felony … more
One of my fondest memories with Missouri Farm Bureau (MOFB) goes back to my early years as a Youth Ambassador. Our local county board of directors invited me to join them during “Thank a … more
Valentine’s Day may be a few days behind us, but love is still in the air. That includes today’s popular love story between mega pop star Taylor Swift and Kansas City superstar … more
Each January, voting delegates from all around the country gather at American Farm Bureau’s (AFBF) Annual Convention. Appropriately themed “New Frontiers,” this year’s … more
In 2022, the United States imported 3.4 billion pounds of boxed beef and 1.6 million live cattle. Through August 2023 the U.S. imported 20% more beef than we exported. Meatpackers and traders … more
Next week, thousands of Farm Bureau members will be in Salt Lake City for the 105th American Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. Much like our own state annual meeting, contests will be held, county and … more
Missouri Farm Bureau wrapped up another great Annual Meeting in December, and this year’s theme focused on our organization being “Guided by Tradition.” One of those annual … more
We’ve closed the books on the 109th Missouri Farm Bureau annual meeting. As MOFB president, there’s nothing more invigorating than coming together with members to reconnect and set … more
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