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Social Security Offices Must Reopen

Dear Friend, For over a year and a half, senior citizens who showed up expecting help at…

Farm Bureau: Schools Scrambling as Supply Chain Issues Disrupt Lunch Programs

By Garrett Hawkins, President of Missouri Farm Bureau   In March of 2020, there wasn’t a roll…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – VETOES & VAXXES

September 15th was the state legislature’s primary day for Veto Session – the time when the House and…

Extension Connection for Monday September 20, 2021

Pregnancy Checks and Ag Equipment Safety presented by Jim Humphrey, Livestock Specialist for MU Extension & Agricultural Business Counselor…

No More Mandates

Dear Friend, It’s been nearly 2 years since the first case of COVID-19 was discovered and despite…

Extension Connection – Social Competencies Assets

presented by Jessica Trussell, Field Specialist in Human Development & Family Science  

National Farm Safety and Health Week Provides Awareness, Reminders for Agriculture Industry

By Garrett Hawkins, President of Missouri Farm Bureau   It seems like every time you turn around…

Never Forget

Dear Friend, It’s been 20 years now, but it sure feels like yesterday. For those of us…

MO Farm Bureau: Here We Go Again

By Garrett Hawkins, President of Missouri Farm Bureau   Some things in life can be debated without…

Honoring the Fallen

Dear Friend, It didn’t have to be like this. While there are a lot of thoughts and…

Are We The Problem?

By Garrett Hawkins, President of Missouri Farm Bureau   To farmers and ranchers, it seems like agriculture…

Farmers and Fairgoers Send Clear Message: Don’t Tax Death

By Garrett Hawkins, President of Missouri Farm Bureau   Between the corndogs and the carnival, the Missouri…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – POPULATION CHANGE

 Every 10 years, our nation conducts a census, and a few days ago data from the 2020…

Afghanistan

Dear Friend, The chaos and confusion of the debacle that unfolded in Afghanistan is both infuriating and…

Extension Connection 8/19/21 – Positive Values Assets

Jessica Trussell, Field Specialist in Human Development & Family Science University of Missouri Extension – Livingston County…

Extension Connection – Cattle Disposition and Road Safety

Presented by Jim Humphrey, Livestock Specialist for MU Extension & Agricultural Business, Counselor for Missouri SBDC for…

Celebrating 200 Years of Missouri Statehood

Dear Friend, On August 10, 1821, Missouri became the 24th state to enter the union. At the…

Missouri Farm Bureau to Take In-Depth Look at Climate Policy

By Garrett Hawkins, President of Missouri Farm Bureau Editor’s note: This is part one of a multi-part series…

Message from Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, There’s STILL a Crisis at the Border No, it hasn’t gotten better. No, this Administration…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – HAPPY BIRTHDAY MISSOURI!

Happy 200th birthday Missouri!  On August 10, 1821, Missouri was admitted to the union as America’s 24th state.  Originally…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – GAS TAX INCREASE

Last week, I reported on a transportation bill that Governor Parson vetoed.  This week, I’ll cover one…

Making Progress in Bridging the Digital Divide

Dear Friend, Early last month, I wrote to you all about a bill I introduced to help…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – TRANSPORTATION BILL VETOED

Last week, I reported Governor Parson had vetoed four policy bills, and I detailed one of them, SB226 which…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – FOUR BILLS VETOED

July 14 was the deadline for Governor Parson to either sign or veto the bills passed by…

We Won… This Time

Dear Friend, Earlier this week the Office of Management and Budget finally withdrew their disastrous proposal that…

Founding Farms Pass Test of Time, Build 200 Years of Missouri Tradition

By Garrett Hawkins, President of Missouri Farm Bureau   Missouri has seen a lot of changes in…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – TWO MORE BILLS SIGNED

Governor Parson has signed two more bills.  The first I will describe in this week’s report is SB51…

The Numbers Don’t Lie

Dear Friend, By this point, we’ve heard it all. First, we were told there wasn’t really a…

FROM THE BENCH – WHAT’S IN AN OATH?

Webster’s Dictionary defines it as: “A solemn attestation of the truth or inviolability of one’s words.” Every…

Art Isn’t Infrastructure

Dear Friend, This week, Speaker Pelosi rammed through her $715 billion fake “infrastructure” bill. Throughout the debate…



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