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July 22nd, 2015: MFBF asks for Congressional votes in favor of Federal Water Protection Act

The Montana Farm Bureau is urging its elected officials to vote for S. 1140, the Federal Water Quality Protection Act. The state’s largest agricultural organization remains committed to working for legislation that will require an honest and transparent rulemaking to define “Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS).” “We support passing the Federal Water Quality Protection Act […] Continue reading . . .

July 22nd, 2015: Beating Mother Nature: How to Produce High-Quality Hay

Producing high-quality hay is a tough task. The biggest factor – Mother Nature – is out of farmers’ hands. Due to its extended dry time requirement, controlling hay quality can be very difficult. That said, hay growers can control or mitigate many factors that go into producing a high-quality crop. It’s All About Timing “The […] Continue reading . . .

July 22nd, 2015: Commodity Conference offers discussion on issues, policy

Conversations about beef, grain, forage and forestry made up the National Commodity Conference last week in Grapevine, Texas.  Presented by the Texas and Arkansas Farm Bureaus, the event offered state Farm Bureau commodity committees the opportunity to discuss agricultural issues and surface ideas for county Farm Bureau policy development.   The meetings were attended by more […] Continue reading . . .