CHARLESTON -- A panel of legislators and citizens will meet in Charleston Tuesday to take public input from farmers and other Missourians who have suffered as a result of this year's drought.
Rep. Steve Hodges, D-East Prairie, will join his colleagues with the Interim Commission on Agriculture Innovation and Economic Recovery in a series of hearings designed to better assess the impact of the extreme weather as well the ongoing economic recession. The commission's will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Delta Growers Association, Highway 105, in Charleston.
"I would encourage everyone affected by the drought to attend the hearing," said Hodges.
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