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Farm Hearing

September 29, 1998
By: Curt Holden
State Capital Bureau

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:

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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:

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Contents: Kruse urged lawmakers to adopt regulatory reform.

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.

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