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

Office: Governor (MO), Democratic
Date Title
Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
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
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
May 2, 2011 Gov. Nixon Vetoes House Bill 209 Relating to Agricultural Nuisances
April 27, 2011 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement on Missouri Solution
April 19, 2011 Gov. Nixon Issues Statement in Response to Letter from More Than 70 Legislators in Support of Missouri Solution
April 18, 2011 Statement from Gov. Nixon Regarding Agreement Between Animal-welfare, Agriculture Organizations
Dec. 1, 2010 Gov. Nixon to Finalize Agreement to Sell $600 Million in Missouri Goods to Taiwan During Trade Mission
Nov. 17, 2010 Gov. Nixon's Request for Disaster Declaration for Missouri Counties Damaged by Drought Conditions Granted by U.S. Department of Agriculture
Oct. 29, 2010 Partnership with USDA, Leaders in Animal Health Science Will Develop a Plan to Address National Shortage of Large-Animal Veterinarians and Technicians, Gov. Nixon Says
Jan. 20, 2010 State of the State Address
Oct. 2, 2009 Gov. Nixon Welcomes Continued Trade Relations Between Missouri and Taiwan
Sept. 15, 2009 Gov. Nixon Issues Executive Order Creating Partnership For Faith-Based And Community Efforts On Disaster Recovery
Sept. 2, 2009 Gov. Nixon Praises Selection Of Missouri Company As First Biomass Conversion Facility In The Nation To Qualify Under Federal Funding Program
July 21, 2009 Update: Gov. Nixon Visits Missouri Troops Playing Leading Role in Rebuilding Afghanistan's Agricultural Industry
May 29, 2009 Gov. Nixon Signs Bill Legalizing Tractor Parades
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