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Farmers Protest Hog Farm Legislation

February 20, 1996
By: Candyce Clifft
State Capital Bureau

Missouri farmers say hog industry legislation falls short of their expectations. Candyce Clifft reports from Jefferson City...

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Missouri farmers rallied at the capitol to express disgust at hog industry legislation. Last month, the same farmers recommended the legislature impose stricter regulations on large hog farms. Chairman of the Missouri Rural Crisis Center, Roger Allison, says their suggestions were ignored...

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Contents: Until these points are put into legislation, we are calling on the governor to ban hog farms of more than 2,500 hogs.

Farmers say they want higher bonds to take care of spill clean-up and community hearings prior to an industry coming in. From the statehouse, I'm Candyce Clifft.