PRESS RELEASE: (Missouri Soybean Association) Jefferson City, MO- Missouri’s soybean farmers have voted to endorse Mike Kehoe for Lt. Governor, supporting a long-time leader and friend of agriculture. Lt. Governor Kehoe understands the challenges of building a successful small business, and of working in agriculture.
“The Missouri Soybean Association is endorsing Mike Kehoe for Lt. Governor for his commitment to our state, and deep understanding of agriculture and the needs of farmers” said C. Brooks Hurst, a farmer from Tarkio and president of the Missouri Soybean Association. “Kehoe has a strong track record of finding solutions, crafting smart policy and identifying opportunities that make Missouri an even better place to produce food and fuel for the world, and for the families who call our state home. His leadership has brought forward positive resolutions to challenges facing farmers, including infrastructure needs, and we’re proud to endorse Mike Kehoe for Lt. Governor in 2020.”
In addition to personally understanding agriculture as a first-generation farmer, Kehoe has a record of supporting farming families across Missouri. The consistency with which he has supported farmers on key issues was noted by the Missouri Soybean Association’s board of directors in their decision to endorse Mike Kehoe for Lt. Governor in 2020.
The Missouri Soybean Association has been soybean growers’ voice on policy for more than 50 years. To learn more about how the Missouri Soybean Association works on behalf of Missouri soybean farmers, visit mosoy.org