Nixon, Spence express commitment to Missouri's agricultural interests

Friday, August 10, 2012 | 8:29 p.m. CDT; updated 2:04 p.m. CDT, Saturday, August 11, 2012

JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Jay Nixon and his businessman challenger, Dave Spence, sought to appeal to Missouri's agricultural leaders Friday by touting their commitment to stand up to outside interests jeopardizing the rural way of life and to over-reaching regulations proposed by President Barack Obama's administration.