(MONROE CITY)—During a campaign stop Wednesday on the Lowell Schactsiek farm in western Marion County Senator Claire McCaskill renewed a call for the House of Representatives to pass a proposed farm bill approved in the senate….

McCaskill believes the bill would pass if brought to the house floor. McCaskill says farmers feel the current drought every day…

Congressman Akin opposes the farm bill in part because of food stamp provisions and some entitlement programs included.