Missouri Farm Bureau

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Right to Farm Opponents Weigh Recount Option

Opponents of Missouri’s Right to Farm constitutional amendment were weighing a recount request Wednesday, a day after the measure appeared to pass by the slimmest of margins.

08/06/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, May 28th – Ken Griffey, Sr.; Mike Shannon; and Blake Hurst, Mo. Farm Bureau

Charlie talks with MLB Star Ken Griffey, Sr.; with STL Cardinals Broadcaster Mike Shannon; and with Blake Hurst, President of the Missouri Farm Bureau.

05/28/2014

Farmer Mike Campbell shows some corn ears as small as a cigar from drought

Supporters, Opponents Gear Up For Another Farm Bill Fight

The stakes will again be high when the House considers a $500 billion farm bill this month. House members rejected a farm bill June 20 amid divisions over food subsidies and food stamps.

07/02/2013

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Farm Bureau Bemoans, Foodbank Cheers Farm Bill’s Failure

Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst says the plan would have given farmers a consistent funding model for five years. Instead, that model will now be much shorter.

06/20/2013

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Missouri Farmers Fight Rise In Hay Thefts

Missouri Farm Bureau president Blake Hurst says thieves are actually targeting those big bundles of hay that are left out in fields prior to being harvested.

12/03/2012

U.S. Congressman Todd Akin speaks on the Charlie Brennan Show August 27, 2012.  (KMOX/Patrick Hughes)

Farm Bureau Reaffirms Its Support of Akin

A FARM-PAC spokesperson said the committee voted on the issue and “overwhelmingly” sided with Akin.

09/11/2012

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Missouri Farm Bureau Reconsiders Akin Support

The bureau’s political action committee backed Akin over Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill by a 99 percent vote just three weeks ago.

08/31/2012

U.S. Congressman Todd Akin speaks on the Charlie Brennan Show August 27, 2012.  (KMOX/Patrick Hughes)

More Troubles for Akin — from Farmers and GOP Strategist

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Ostracized by leaders of his own party, Todd Akin faces another rebuke — this time from small town Missouri — as the Farm Bureau reconsiders its August 10 endorsement of Akin in the Senate […]

08/31/2012

U.S. Congressman Todd Akin speaks on the Charlie Brennan Show August 27, 2012.  (KMOX/Patrick Hughes)

MO Farm Bureau Reconsiders Akin Endorsement

The Farm Bureau’s Estil Fretwell says a majority of county Farm Bureau leaders want to reconsider the endorsement.

08/31/2012

Claire McCaskill, Todd Akin.  (Getty Images)

McCaskill, Akin Spar Over Farm Bill

The Democratic incumbent and her Republican challenger spoke Friday to members of the political action committee for the Missouri Farm Bureau.

08/10/2012

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