Tag Archives: Congress

Time to Ditch the Water Rule

My husband, Kevin, and I farm with his parents and brother.  We are the 5th generation of farmers in our family and we raise hogs, cattle, corn, soybeans, and rye.  We are also raising our children on our farm and … Continue reading

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I’m Not Paying Your Bills For You Mom!

Earlier today I was looking through my Facebook page while waiting on one of my kids and I saw a friend had posted the following:  “The treasury secretary has now asked Congress to raise the debt limit for borrowing more … Continue reading

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Department of Labor Pulls the Proposed Child Labor Regulations

Tonight I received some news that made my day!  The kids and I were taking care of our cattle when I glanced down at my phone because I had a message.   I had to do a double take when I read the … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Roy Blunt Visits Northeast Missouri & Stops By Our Feed Mill

U. S. Senator Roy Blunt is touring Northeast Missouri this week to discuss the economy and other issues that are important to Missourians.  He made a stop this afternoon at our feed mill to visit with farmers, ranchers and local … Continue reading

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Free Trade Agreements – Will It Be TOO Late When Congress Acts?

I have read several articles about Free Trade Agreements and their impact to agriculture. Recent bi-partisan progress on the agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea had raised my hope that the FTA’s would be passed before the August recess. … Continue reading

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