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February 26th, 2015: CSKT Water Compact Bill Clears the Senate

The Montana Farm Bureau applauds the Montana Senate’s strong bipartisan YES vote on SB 262, commonly referred to as the Confederated Salish-Kootenai Tribe (CSKT) water compact bill. The state’s largest agricultural organization supports the bill due to a strong belief that without the compact, Montana’s water adjudication could be held up for decades.  Montana Farm […] Continue reading . . .

February 20th, 2015: Leadership Conference offers networking, training opportunities—and snow

Despite a snowy time is Nashville that felt more like Montana than the South, Farm Bureau members had great experiences during the FUSION Conference February 13-16 in Nashville.  The conference, which served as a combined meeting of state Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committees and state Promotion and Education Committees as well as Young Farmers and […] Continue reading . . .

February 18th, 2015: Montana Farm Bureau testifies in favor of water compact

The Montana Farm Bureau testified in favor of Senate Bill 262 at the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting Monday, February 16. The compact is an agreement for the equitable division and apportionment of water rights between the State and its people and the Indian Tribes. The State has already negotiated and the legislature approved 17 compacts […] Continue reading . . .