The candidates for the 18th Congressional district are running in the states number one ag district. Combined the 19 counties are tops in the state in corn, soybean, vegetable and hog production.
Republican State Senator Darin LaHood says that famers and others can benefit from free trade around the globe.
Sen. LaHood says that he has been against labeling foods with genetically modified ingredients at the state level but could support a measure that has passed the house that establishes a national standard.
The 18th Congressional election is September 10th.