COLUMBIA — Rose Nolen’s commentary “Respecting animals, nature important to previous Missouri farmers” states if a farmer opposes Proposition B they have lower standards of care. This is absurd. If a farmer chooses to oppose Prop. B it doesn't mean he or she has lower standards of care. While the barns in which we raise our animals may look different from those of our ancestors, the values we hold today and our ethics of animal care are just as strong as those of our parents, grandparents and great-grandparents. In fact, because of advances in animal care, I believe we are doing a better job than those who came before us.
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