The Issue: Defend Family Farmers & Local Food 

Missouri is in the midst of a struggle between family farmers and corporate farms. The siting and permitting of Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO’s) is an ongoing issue in rural areas and the state capitol. MCE supports legislation that will protect family farmers, keep agriculture decisions in local communities, and expand access to Missouri grown food for people in need.

**To focus our energy on bills that are likely to move, we have listed the most pressing issues in our Priority Leigslation list. Check there to take action.