Thank you for your valuable feedback during the Missouri Department of Agriculture rule review. We heard from you in the way of more than 2,000 comments. Now, we’re reviewing your comments to determine what changes need to be made to restrictions that are unnecessary, outdated or duplicative.

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On January 10, 2017, Governor Greitens signed Executive Order 17-03, which requires Missouri agencies to conduct a review of all existing and proposed regulations. At the time of the Executive Order, there were more than 7.2 million words in the Missouri Code of State Regulations, many of which are redundant, outdated, or ineffective. With so many rules, it’s difficult to tell which ones are helping Missouri citizens and which ones are just unnecessary red tape.