Dozens of Missouri farmers and their advocates voiced fears to a legislative committee about the future of the family farm. Curt Holden as the story from Jefferson City:
For years, farmers have complained about economic threats to the future of the family farmer.
But Missouri Farm Bureau President Charles Kruse cited another threat to a legislative committee -- government regulations:
In addition to regulatory reform, Kruse told an interim committee of farming that it should focus on tax relifef, increased foreign trade, education and agriculture promotion.