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“With the release of the 2023 WOTUS Rule, the EPA continues to play games with farmers, ranchers and private property owners. In May, the Supreme Court issued a harsh rebuke of EPA but it seems … more
On Aug. 2, 1923, President Warren Harding unexpectedly fell ill and died while visiting San Francisco. Five hours later, America had a new president: Calvin Coolidge, a man driven by humility, … more
Talking with a friend about the debt ceiling negotiations, I mentioned that there were incentives for centrists in Congress to cobble together a deal. My friend said, incredulously, “Do we … more
On May 11, House Republicans passed a sweeping bill that, if enacted, would largely end the illegal immigration crisis. Of course, the legislation -- dubbed H.R. 2 -- stands little chance of … more
Millions of Americans will soon lose Medicaid coverage, as some pandemic-era provisions that kept people continuously enrolled in the program expire. But those who find themselves newly … more
Missouri Farm Bureau (MOFB) applauds today’s (May 25, 2023) decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Sackett v. EPA. The Court took a crucial step forward by doing away with the flawed significant … more
COLUMBIA — Missouri faces the largest shortage of behavioral health care providers in the U.S. Each of Missouri’s 99 rural counties is a designated Mental Health Professional … more
How many weeks until summer vacation? If you have a student in your family, I bet they’re quick to answer. High school seniors are counting down the days until graduation, and soon-to-be … more
Hello Missouri! It’s a greeting I’ve uttered to myself for 10 years, each time I cross the Mississippi River headed home to Texas County. Today, I share that greeting from within our … more
According to the USDA, 17 percent of principal farm operators plan to retire in the next five years. Another 53 percent of operators do not plan to retire and 30 percent don’t know. … more
A couple of weeks ago, I sat in my “mobile office” looking out the window after completing my morning farm chores. I paused to take in the beauty of the fresh snow that blanketed the … more
In 1988, Lamb Chop’s Sing-Along, Play-Along unveiled a four-line chorus, and just by those few words alone, you might already be experiencing hives, a rash or eye twitching from the memories … more
After three weeks of debate and negotiations, the Missouri legislature reauthorized targeted agricultural tax credits as part of a broad agriculture legislative package.  Most of the … more
If you ran out of gas, you used to have to hike to the nearest gas station, buy enough gas to get the car to the station, and carry it in a can back to the car. Now, with the miracle of cell phones, … more
Our FBI acquired Hunter Biden’s laptop in Dec. 2019, with Biden family influence peddling that harmed America. Hunter made 411 trips on AF2   from June 2009 to May 2014 to 29 foreign … more
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