Leaders from Missouri’s major commodity groups will testify before the Joint Committee on Agriculture this (Tuesday) afternoon in Jefferson City. Committee Chairman Representative Mike Haffner (pronounced like Calf-ner) of Pleasant Hill says the committee will be taking a “30-thousand foot view” of the economic impact of Missouri agriculture, and on the issue of environmental stewardship:
Chairman Haffner says the Missouri Hemp Association will testify as well. He says the committee will focus on traditional agricultural issues during today’s hearing, specifically about policy. Additional hearings will take place this summer.