Category Archives: Action Alert



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

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

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

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