MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2021: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
12:00 PM: FAIRNESS FOR FARMERS: THE MISSION AND FUTURE OF AN NFU CAMPAIGN
NFU President Rob Larew will share the mission and vision of Fairness for Farmers, a national anti-monopoly campaign NFU established in September 2021. Local legislators will join President Larew to discuss how this campaign will apply to Missouri Farmers Union members and where the campaign goals will lead us in the future.
12:45 PM: FAIRNESS FOR FARNERS IN MISSOURI
MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2021: 12:00 – 1:30 PM
12:00 PM: PRODUCING AND PROCESSING MEAT IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI
Bill Sullivan, pork producer and Missouri Farmers Union member, will be joined by Davis Meat Processing and Ty Peckman with MU Extension to discuss the production and processing of meat in Missouri and how processors in Missouri are keeping up with the high demand. Ty will also discuss the University of Missouri Extension’s new mobile processing facilities and how they hope to help lower wait times for farmers and ranchers across the state.
12:45: MISSOURI FARMERS UNION FROM A NATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
To wrap up our 2021 convention, Vice President Edelburg will speak to MFU members and guests about her experiences in Missouri and the partnership between Missouri Farmers Union and National Farmers Union. Speakers: NFU Vice President, Patty Edelburg