Stop USDA From Mandating Electronic Cattle Tracking!

Independent family farmers are facing going out of business and consumers are facing record high meat prices, all due to the highly consolidated meat industry that is controlled by a handful of large meatpacking corporations (many of which are foreign… Read More

Feeding a Community in Crisis

MRCC and Patchwork Farms partnered with local businesses to help the community in need. With community support we have distributed over 3900 relief boxes with over 19,000 lbs of sustainably raised and processed pork to people in need during Covid-19. … Read More

Stop USDA from mandating electronic cattle tracking!!

Independent family farmers are facing going out of business and consumers are facing record high meat prices, all due to the highly consolidated meat industry that is controlled by a handful of large meatpacking corporations (many of which are foreign… Read More

Stop USDA from mandating electronic cattle tracking!

*see contact information and Talking Points below. Independent family farmers are facing going out of business and consumers are facing record high meat prices, all due to the highly consolidated meat industry that is controlled by a handful of large… Read More

MRCC’s Immediate & Long-term Response to COVID-19

MRCC’s Response to COVID-19 Coming Together to Make A Difference MRCC is working harder than ever to offset the current pain suffered in Missouri as a result of the coronavirus. This ranges from working to ensure Missourians in need have access to… Read More

UPDATE: Momentum is building–Autumn Organizing for Family Farms & Local Control.

2019 saw the most egregious attack ever on local control with the fight against and passage of Senate Bill 391. Our voices made the CAFO bill one of the most contentious in the whole legislative session. How worried were they?… Read More

We need Local Control, not corporate control.

We need Local Control, not corporate control. Why? Corporate Ag and their public relations and campaign firms want us to believe that Missouri family farms are the same as corporate factory farms, but that couldn’t be further from the truth…. Read More

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

The Farm Bill Farce–Darvin Bentlage, MRCC Board Member, in The Hill

Farm bill farce: Corporate ag reports huge profits while farmers struggle to feed their families BY Darvin Bentlage, Barb Kalbach, John Harter and Joel Penner, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 09/04/18 04:30 PM EDT Darvin Bentlage is a livestock and grain farmer in Barton County, Missouri. Barb… 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

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