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Jay Nixon's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Office: Governor (MO), Democratic
Date Title
Oct. 31, 2016 Missouri State Fair Saw Increased Attendance in 2016, Gov. Nixon Announces
Oct. 27, 2016 Gov. Nixon Visits Buchanan County Farm for Safer, Stronger Missouri Roundtable on Coordinated Response to Protect Farms, Homes and Businesses From Floods
June 28, 2016 Letter to The Secretary of State of the State of Missouri - Tax Refunds Intended to Replace Lost Income
June 24, 2016 Gov. Nixon Signs Legislation to Strengthen Missouri's Beef Industry, Cut Red Tape for Farmers
Nov. 23, 2015 Bucky Pescaglia of Fayette receives Governor's Award for Agricultural Achievement
Nov. 5, 2015 Governor's Award for Agricultural Achievement presented to Peters Orchard in Waverly and Todd Gibson of Norborne
Oct. 28, 2015 Missouri awarded nearly $3 million for ethanol expansion, Gov. Nixon announces
Oct. 21, 2015 Southeast Missouri producers Jason Bean of Peach Orchard and Riley James of New Madrid receive Governor's Award for Agricultural Achievement
Oct. 16, 2015 Governor's Award for Agricultural Achievement presented to Missouri producers Paul Heins of Higginsville and Brent Sandidge of Marshall
Oct. 13, 2015 Northwest Missouri producers Andy Kapp of Clarksdale, Jay and Carol Maddick of Lathrop receive Governor's Award for Agricultural Achievement
Oct. 9, 2015 Cattle producer Glen Cope of Aurora receives Governor's Award for Agricultural Achievement
Sept. 9, 2015 Farmers in six additional Missouri counties eligible for low interest loans due to widening of USDA disaster declaration
July 29, 2015 Gov. Nixon Announces Nearly $4 Million in Improvements to State Fairgrounds
July 15, 2015 Gov. Nixon Asks Attorney General Koster to Sue the Federal Government to Block the USDA's Unreasonable Crop Insurance Deadline
July 14, 2015 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture - Extension of Crop Acreage Reporting Period
April 10, 2015 Gov. Nixon Visits Barry County Dairy Farm to Sign Legislation Supporting Missouri Agriculture
March 4, 2015 At Completion of Historic Trade Mission to Cuba, First Lady Georganne Nixon Reports Progress in Meetings Aimed at Increasing Missouri agriculture exports
Feb. 27, 2015 Gov. Nixon will no Longer Travel to Cuba as Part of Planned Trade Mission; First Lady Nixon to Represent Missouri and Lead Delegation on Governor's Behalf
Feb. 13, 2015 Gov. Nixon and Agricultural Leaders Discuss Missouri Exports, Economic Benefits of Increased Trade with Cuba
Feb. 10, 2015 Opening the Door to an Historic Opportunity for Missouri Agriculture
Jan. 27, 2015 Gov. Nixon Visits Buchanan County Farm to Announce Competitive USDA Grant to Reduce Erosion, Improve Water Quality
Jan. 21, 2015 2015 State of the State Address
Nov. 10, 2014 Gov. Nixon Will Serve as Vice Chairman of Governors' Biofuels Coalition for 2015; Will Take Chairmanship in 2016
Oct. 15, 2014 Gov. Nixon Presents Agricultural Achievement Award to Animal Nutrition Company BioZyme, of St. Joseph
July 21, 2014 Gov. Nixon to Visit Commercial-Scale Cellulosic Ethanol Plant with Agriculture and Economic Development Officials
Dec. 13, 2013 USDA Disaster Designation for Drought Means Farmers in 27 Missouri Counties Will be Eligible for Low-Interest Loans and Other Assistance from the Federal Government
Oct. 29, 2013 During Visit to Novely Grain Elevator, Gov. Nixon Discusses Corn Harvest and Priorities for Continuing to Strengthen Missouri Agriculture
Aug. 27, 2012 Gov. Jay Nixon Announces Review of All Applications for the Emergency Cost Share Program for Farmers Impacted by Severe Drought is Complete
Aug. 13, 2012 Gov. Nixon Meets with Farm Family Approved for Assistance Under Emergency Water Program
Aug. 8, 2012 Emergency Cost-Share Program has Approved More than 3,700 Water Projects for Livestock Producers and Farmers, Gov. Nixon Announces
Aug. 1, 2012 Small Businesses in Missouri Now Eligible for Federal Disaster Assistance from SBA Because of Prolonged Heat and Drought, Gov. Nixon Says
July 31, 2012 Gov. Nixon Reports that Emergency Cost-Share Program for Livestock Producers, Farmers has Approved 818 Applications, Totaling More than $3.8 Million
July 17, 2012 USDA Grants Request by Gov. Nixon to Declare All Missouri Counties as Disaster Areas because of Heat, Drought
July 10, 2012 Gov. Nixon Requests Agriculture Disaster Designation for 114 Counties in Missouri Following USDA Drought Damage Assessment
July 2, 2012 Gov. Nixon Directs Missouri Department of Agriculture to Request Opening of Reserve Lands for Grazing because of Ongoing Dry Condition
June 25, 2012 Gov. Nixon Asks Farm Service Agency to Begin Damage Assessments Statewide to Livestock, Crops from Excessive Heat and Severe Drought Conditions
April 27, 2012 Governor Nixon Says Withdrawal of U.S. Department of Labor Proposal "Restores Common Sense" for Missouri Farm Families
April 3, 2012 Governor Nixon to Lead Missouri Business Delegation on Trade Mission to Brazil, Missouri's 10th-Largest Export Market
March 22, 2012 Commonsense Values in the Heartland
Jan. 17, 2012 Missouri State of the State Address 2012
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Making Rural Missouri More Competitive
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Helping Missouri Farmers Thrive
Oct. 24, 2011 Gov. Nixon Closes $4.4 Billion Export Agreement to Sell Missouri Goods in China
Oct. 20, 2011 Gov. Nixon Discusses Upcoming Trade Mission to China While in St. Louis; Missouri to Ink Multi-Billion Dollar Export Agreements During Trip
Aug. 19, 2011 Gov. Nixon Requests Disaster Declaration from USDA to Help Farmers in 23 Counties Impacted by Heavy Rain, Flooding
Aug. 18, 2011 Task Force Targeting Rural Crime has Recovered More than $2.8 Million in Stolen Property Since 2009, Gov. Nixon Says
Aug. 4, 2011 Gov. Nixon Asks Farm Service Agency to begin Damage Assessments from Excessive Heat and Severe Drought Conditions in all 114 Missouri Counties, St. Louis City
July 11, 2011 Gov. Nixon Signs Key Agriculture Bill to Support Missouri Farm Families
May 11, 2011 Gov. Nixon's Signing Statement on Revised Agricultural Nuisance Legislation Passed by General Assembly
May 4, 2011 Statement from Gov. Nixon on Upcoming Survey of Flood Damage by Director of Missouri Department of Agriculture
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