MRCC written op-ed about a proposed JBS hog factory farm in Livingston County. “This is also the story of countless farming and rural communities across Missouri and across our country. Out-of-state and foreign factory farm corporations have been invading of our communities by way of controlling our democracy. They have not only taken control of commodity markets family farmers sell into — pushing prices below the cost of production, putting farmers out of business and emptying our Main Streets — but also lobbying to put their industrial operations right next to farms and communities, polluting our water and decimating our property rights.” Read more here…