Tag Archives: Missouri Cattlemen’s Association

Allen West

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Q&A with former Congressman Allen West

Q&A with former Congressman Allen West

Former Congressman and retired Army Lt. Col. Allen West will be heading to the Show Me State in two weeks, where he’ll be the keynote speaker at the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association’s ‘Straight Talk’ event.  The Missouri Times caught up with the former Republican representative of Florida’s 22nd Congressional District to discuss his views on several


Cattlemen’s dinner will feature Allen West and Missouri rib eye

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Cattleman’s Association is gearing up for the first ever ‘Straight Talk’ event, a fundraising dinner in the Capital supporting the association’s political action committee. “We thought we would try to reach outside of our world, and reach more of Jefferson City’s political community,” Executive Vice President Mike Deering of

The Department of Agriculture

Farmers and cattlemen agree: Greitens’ pick for ag director is a slam dunk

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Farmers and cattlemen both seem to agree that Gov.-elect Eric Greitens’ latest pick for the next Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture is a home run. “There’s no one who is more of a true believer in good Ag policy, or who has been living and breathing it at an


Cattlemen make statewide endorsements

Koster adds to agriculture endorsements SEDALIA, Mo. — The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association used the Missouri State Fair as a venue to endorse candidates for statewide office, including Attorney General Chris Koster for governor. Koster is the only Democrat to receive their endorsement. It joins his other agriculture endorsements from the Missouri Farm Bureau, the Missouri


Relationships help Clearwater succeed in Capitol

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Ryan Clearwater has a large brass tiger in his office. The tiger is heavy as expected and at first glance, connects to the nearby framed diploma from the University of Missouri. However, the tiger is not exactly a symbol of Mizzou pride but payment for his own generosity in assisting others. He received


Legislature to weigh $12 million in new agriculture tax credits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association and a cadre of other agricultural groups joined lawmakers from around the state today to tout new legislation aimed at incentivizing new farmers to invest in Missouri operations. House Speaker Pro Tem Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Brian Munzlinger, R-Lewis County, filed the “Missouri New Farmers Act”

OpEd – Mike Deering on Amendment 1: Confusion Grenade

Confusion Grenade Have you ever been in a meeting that should take 10 minutes but it takes two hours because someone decides to intentionally confuse the heck out of everyone? That’s the stunt some are attempting now with Amendment 1 – the Farming Rights Amendment. The amendment was written for family farmers by family farmers.


Association profile: Missouri Cattlemen’s Association

ST. LOUIS — Almost one year ago, Mike Deering was brought on as the Executive Vice President of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association. The Association’s purpose is simple, he says: to protect and defend the cattle industry across the state. “[We are here] to make sure that the farmers and ranchers in this state are forwarded