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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Missouri Newsletter for Sunday December 29, 2019 ( 6 items )  

Documentary Released on High School Registered Angus Operation
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri, Dec. 28 -- The American Angus Association issued the following news release: * * * - Wildorado: An I Am Angus Documentary premiered Dec. 26. * * * A forgotten town finds hope in a young cowboy and his class of high school ag students. Defying the odds, they become one of the first student-led cattle companies in the nation. The newest American Angus Association(R) documentary features the Wildorado Cattle Company of Wildorado, Texas. Wildorado, an I Am Angus(R) document  more

Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Schedules Event
O'FALLON, Missouri, Dec. 23 -- The Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society has announced the following event: Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society Workshop, Aug. 10-13, 2020, Henry Horton State Park, TN For more information about these events, click here: https://molluskconservation.org/Events.html [Category: EnvironmentEvent]  more

Missouri Farm Bureau Issues Joint Statement Regarding State Tax Commission Decision on Agricultural Productivity Values
JEFFERSON, Missouri, Dec. 19 -- The Missouri Farm Bureau issued the following joint statement with four organizations, including the Missouri Cattlemen's Association, Missouri Pork Association, Missouri Soybean Association and Missouri Corn Growers Association: We applaud the State Tax Commission's decision not to propose a tax increase on Missouri farmers. Raising productivity values on agricultural land at a time when farmers are dealing with the combined effects of flooding, weak prices, a  more

Missouri Farm Bureau Issues Statement on Passage of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement
JEFFERSON, Missouri, Dec. 19 -- The Missouri Farm Bureau issued the following statement by President Blake Hurst regarding the House passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade agreement: "Today's vote in the House of Representatives is a monumental step forward in the ultimate approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. "Trade is vital to Missouri's agricultural economy, and the USMCA will strengthen and grow the trading partnership we enjoy with Canada and Mexico. "Over the past s  more

United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School Players of the Week Announced for Dec. 16-22
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Dec. 27 -- United Soccer Coaches issued the following news: United Soccer Coaches and MaxPreps announced the seven boys and seven girls who have been named the Winter United Soccer Coaches/MaxPreps High School State Players of the Week for their on-field efforts from Dec. 16-22. United Soccer Coaches uses results and statistics provided by MaxPreps.com to select one boy and one girl honoree from each participating state competing during the winter season. Coaches wantin  more

Veteran Cares for Her Family With Help From the VFW
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, Dec. 28 -- The Veterans of Foreign Wars issued the following news release: 'Most of us hate asking for assistance, but it's wonderful to have people that make it possible for someone like me to not struggle in a time of need' Andrea Lopez, 37, of Fresno, Calif., is a fighter. A single mom of six children, Andrea has faced many obstacles as she's tried to remain tough and care for herself and her kids. Her will to fight for what's needed and desire to find her own way in   more