Jim Talent Agriculture Tour Begins

1 decade 1 month 1 day ago August 30, 2006 Aug 30, 2006 Wednesday, August 30 2006 Wednesday, August 30, 2006 2:24:18 PM CDT in News
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KANSAS CITY (AP) - Republican Senator Jim Talent kicks off a three-day agriculture tour around Missouri today in Kansas City. Talent rang the opening bell at the Kansas City Board of Trade, where he started the tour. He said the diversity of the state's agriculture is one of its main assets. After Kansas City, Talent heads to Hurdland in northern Missouri to visit the Harrison Fish Farm, which sells live catfish and largemouth bass to Chinese markets in Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City. The tour also includes stops at dairy farms and a chance to discuss renewable fuels with farmers in Mississippi County. Talent is running for re-election against Democrat Claire McCaskill in the November election. The two have agreed to debate October 16th in Springfield.

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