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Foreign ag land executive order still in effect in MO

Missouri lawmakers were unable to reach an agreement on foreign ag land ownership during the state legislative session that wrapped up last month. Senator Rusty Black from District 12 sponsored a bill that would have modified provisions on foreign ownership of ag land and... Read More.

Sorenson new Minnesota Wheat executive director

Minnesota Wheat has a new executive director. Brian Sorenson will begin his position April 2nd and tells Brownfield spending the past six years as a program manager for the Northern Crops Institute helped prepare him for the role. “I’ve worked very closely with people from... Read More.

Aaron Meis Joins McPherson College as Executive Vice President

By McPherson College McPHERSON, Kan. – McPherson College announces Dr. Aaron Meis will join the college as executive vice president, providing leadership for institutional strategy, planning, and execution of the Community by Design 2.0 plan. In addition, Dr. Meis will supervise... Read More.

MO farmer elected to Young Farmers and Ranchers Executive Committee

A central Missouri farmer will serve on the executive committee for the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers and Ranchers in 2024. Clarissa Cauthorn tells Brownfield she’ll take over as the vice-chairman in March. “That means I’ll help lead our group of 18 appointments across... Read More.

Foreign ag land executive order gives MO lawmakers more time

The chairman of Missouri Senate’s Agriculture Committee says the governor’s executive order on foreign ag land ownership takes the pressure off lawmakers to reach an agreement quickly this session. Jason Bean tells Brownfield “I think that gives us time to do what’s necessary: meet... Read More.

New executive order in MO bans some foreign ag land purchases

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has signed an executive order to ban China and other foreign adversaries from owning farmland in the state within 10 miles of critical military facilities. Parson says this is a placeholder in case the state legislature can’t agree on updated... Read More.