Laws and policies


  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015
    QUEEN CITY, Mo. – Your farmer husband dies or divorces you. Or you and your siblings inherit the family farm. You join the ranks of the country’s 1 million lady landowners.
    Media available: photo; video
  • Friday, January 9, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The next generation of farmhands might be able to leap over barbed-wire fences and towering cornstalks in a single bound.
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014
    MACON, Mo. – “Crop farmers have hard decisions to make under the 2014 farm bill,” Scott Brown told 140 growers at Macon, Nov. 11.
  • Monday, November 10, 2014
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.– Each year in the United States, there are about 42,000 reported cases of salmonella infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because many cases are not diagnosed or reported, CDC estimates the actual number may be close to 1 million.
  • Thursday, October 16, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– When farmers choose one of the 2014 farm bill’s safety-net programs this winter, they are locked in for the next four years. A new online tool can help them evaluate which program is best for them.
    Media available: video


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