Tim Gibbons OP ED Mergers Bad for Farmers and Consumers

Tim Gibbons OP ED Mergers Bad for Farmers and Consumers

MRCC Op-Ed in The Joplin Globe:For decades, MRCC members, farmers, and consumers across Missouri and our country have been sounding the alarm about the negative impacts of mergers such as these that put independent livestock producers out of business, allow...
Merger of Sanderson Farms and Cargill is a Bad Deal

Merger of Sanderson Farms and Cargill is a Bad Deal

“Mergers like these lead to increased market share for fewer companies, and the opportunity for anticompetitive practices increases. It increases the consolidation that puts independent livestock producers out of business, allows corporations to charge consumers...
Bi-Partisan Beef Bill Still Not Passed

Bi-Partisan Beef Bill Still Not Passed

Remember the “American Beef Labeling Act”, a bipartisan bill that would let us know where beef on grocery store shelves comes from? Well, even though the VAST majority of us out here support this bill, it still hasn’t passed. Why? Because of...
MRCC Mid-Year Activities Update Summer 2022

MRCC Mid-Year Activities Update Summer 2022

2022 Mid-Year Update Building Power to Win Support Missouri Farms, Food, Communities & Democracy In 2022, MRCC has been successfully organizing to make the truth known about the challenges that keep people separated and the solutions that bring people together, in...
Bolster Regenerative Practices Not CAFOs

Bolster Regenerative Practices Not CAFOs

On Tuesday, July 19th, Doug Doughty, MRCC member, and livestock and grain farmer from Livingston County, MO, testified in front of Congress at a House Committee on Oversight & Reform on how the Environmental Protection Agency is not protecting rural Missourians,...
KC Area Farmers and rural communities feel impact of inflation

KC Area Farmers and rural communities feel impact of inflation

Missouri Rural Crisis Center blames corporate greed for high-cost farmers and consumers pay and say [we need] government action to prevent mergers and monopolies of large companies. “In the early ‘80’s, there was a major farm crisis,” Tim Gibbons said....

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