Impact. Influence. Innovate. Those themes resonated during the Montana Farm Bureau Summer Conference at the Heritage Inn in Great Falls June 7-9. The Summer Conference is a time when advisory committees meet to discuss current agricultural issues and concerns, and surface ideas for policy development. Members received great ideas of how to “Influence” consumers by […] Continue reading . . .
We’ve all heard a hundred different versions of a workshop teaching us how to communicate with our elected officials. Build relationships, tell a story, they say….it’s really much easier than you think, they say. Well, do ‘they’ really have any idea what they’re talking about? Turns out they do; according to panel of Montana […] Continue reading . . .
Innovation can sometimes be a tough pill to swallow. It’s often easier to stick by tradition and doing things “the way we’ve always done them.” While tradition has it’s place, innovation pushes us outside that comfort zone; it forces change and adaptation and challenges the norm. Innovative ideas at Summer Conference The third prong of this […] Continue reading . . .