Nixon on Tuesday signed into a law another broad agricultural bill that includes sections on farm loans, University of Missouri extension districts and urban agricultural zones.
Extension councils will be allowed to form single or multi-county district that then would be allowed to put a property tax on the ballot in that district of no more than 30 cents for every $100 of assessed valuation. Extension councils exist in each county and are charged with bringing education and research to all parts of the state.
Vetoed agricultural bills are SB9 and SB342.Signed agricultural bill is HB542. Online: Legislature: http://www.moga.mo.gov Nixon: http://www.gov.mo.gov