On Tuesday morning (Nov. 19), Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and Senator Roy Blunt spoke to a large crowd in the Mathewson Center on the Missouri State Fairgrounds during a celebration of MFA's 100th anniversary.

Gov. Nixon thanked the representatives of MFA, and told the audience of MFA members that agriculture in Missouri is more than an industry it is a way of life. You can hear Gov. Nixon's speech in it's entirety below.

Sen. Blunt talked about his background as a dairy farmer and the importance of the upcoming farm bill. You can hear Sen. Blunt's speech in it's entirety below.