American Farm Bureau Convention

| January 14, 2013
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Glen Cope, a beef producer from Aurora, Mo., served as the 2012 chairman of the Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee.

The 2013 American Farm Bureau Convention is underway in Nashville, Tenn. KMZU’s Janet Adkison was on hand for day one of the annual event.¬† She¬†talked with several people from the Show Me State.

Aurora, Missouri beef producer Glen Cope has served as the Chairman of the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers committee. During that time Cope has traveled the country visiting with fellow agriculturalists…

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Missouri Farm Bureau National Legislative Director Garrett Hawkins.

Missouri Farm Bureau National Director of Legislative Affairs, Garrett Hawkins says delegates will cover a number of issues important to Missouri farmers…

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The US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance is working to connect agriculture with consumers. Hugh Whaley offers more on the organization’s efforts…

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Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst.

Blake Hurst, Missouri Farm Bureau President agrees with Hawkins that several key issues will dome up in the national conversation. Hurst also reports a couple from Cameron, Mo have advanced to the final contest round.

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Aurora, Mo beef producer and educator Leanne Cope communicates with consumers through her social networks like Twitter.

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Past Missouri Farm Bureau President Charlie Kruse is heading a national FB committee that will work to connect veterans with opportunities in agriculture.

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