Press Advisory

For Immediate Release - November 13, 2001
Contact: Jerry Dowell - (573) 751-6858

Senate Interim Committee on Agriculture
To Hold Hearing in Hannibal, MO

(Jefferson City, MO) -- Senate Interim Committee on Agriculture announces its hearing schedule with the inclusion of an Official Hearing on November 19, 2001 to be held at Hannibal-LaGrange College in Hannibal, MO.

This hearing is open to the public; the committee will hear public testimony on ways the state government can improve programs and policies and increase net farm income for Missouri farmers and ranchers and add value to the goods they produce. The committee will use information gathered during these hearings to help formulate possible legislative solutions to help improve Missouri agriculture and the state's rural economy.

"I am pleased to be the co-chairman of the Interim Agriculture Committee with Senator David Klindt. Agriculture is very important to both of our rural districts and I am delighted that we could hold a hearing within my district, " stated Cauthorn.

"I encourage those involved in agriculture to come out and voice their concerns, opinions and ideals to make agriculture better in Missouri."

Senate Interim Committee on Agriculture and Improving the Rural Economy
Monday, November 19, 2001
6:00 p.m.
Hannibal-LaGrange College
Administration Building (1st floor) Room 129
Hannibal, MO