Category Archives: Action Alert
Senate Bill 391 eliminates local control, putting our farms, families, water & air and property rights at risk
Senator Mike Bernskoetter, the new Chair of the Senate Ag Committee, sponsored and is advancing a bill (Senate Bill 391) that will strip Local Control from rural counties, taking away our right to protect our farms, families, water and air,… Read More
Stop Factory Farms in Missouri-Support Family Farms, Clean Water & Democracy
There are numerous factory farms trying to set up shop in our state. Factory farms pollute our environment, create significant health concerns, deprive property owners of their rights, put family farms out of business and have little to no accountability… Read More
We the “Corporations”?–TPP Threatens Family Farms & Our Democracy–Call Senators Blunt & McCaskill TODAY!
The TPP is Dangerous & A Direct Attack on America’s Independent Livestock Producers Our Senators should be representing Missourians– NOT BIG AG at our expense Call & Email Senators Blunt & McCaskill Today and Tomorrow! Call Senator Blunt at (202)… Read More
Run to Support Independent Livestock Producers: Call MO Senators TODAY–Tell Them To Support Senator Grassley’s Bill to Ban Packers Owning Livestock
Want to help curb corporate control of agriculture?–Of course you do! and it only takes a few seconds of your time. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) recently introduced a bill that bans meatpackers from being able to own livestock more than… Read More
Stop the New Missouri Beef Checkoff!
STOP the New Missouri Beef Checkoff Tax In order to Vote NO on this corporate money grab— Cattle Producers Must Register before March 4th The Missouri Department of Agriculture is holding a referendum to add a new beef checkoff tax. If… Read More
YOU Helped Preserve Local Control & Protect Family Farms
We all have had some very important and major wins in the 2015 Legislative Session protecting LOCAL CONTROL and preserving “Our Right to Know”! You Protected Local Control– The anti-local control Agri-Ready language in Senate Bill 131 was removed this week and House Bill… Read More
The Beef Checkoff—It’d be funny if it weren’t so deceitful and out of touch.
It’d be funny if it weren’t so deceitful and out of touch—and could cost Missouri cattle producers a lot of money. Some organizations just don’t get it—farmers don’t need or want any more government check-offs. The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association is… Read More
Stop the “RACE to the BOTTOM”! Tell Congress–VOTE NO on Fast-Track!
Yesterday, Senator’s Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) introduced Fast-Track legislation, an anti-democratic procedure that gives away Congress’ Constitutional trade authority to the President. All the while, the vast majority of Americans (75%) think that current “free… Read More
STOP The Corporate Ag Bill
Senate Bill 12 further entrenches foreign ownership of Missouri farmland and moves forward a very unpopular and unnecessary beef check-off tax! Last year, we all took action and got Governor Nixon to veto an agriculture omnibus bill that was bad… Read More
TPP Action Alert
STOP Secret “Free Trade” Corporate Sell-Outs Stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership! Congress is currently considering a new sweeping “Free Trade” agreement—the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)—that has been negotiated in secret and is being “fast-tracked” through Congress. Since “fast-track” authority was granted,… Read More