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December 17th, 2014: MFBF applauds tax extender legislation passage in Senate; urges prompt action by President

The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is giving kudos to the Senate for passing HR 5771, the tax extender bill. The bill awaits being signed into law by President Obama. Passage of the bill means farmers and ranchers will have tax laws that will let them reinvest in their businesses. The state’s largest agricultural organization […] Continue reading . . .

December 15th, 2014: County Farm Bureau formed in Phillips County

A group of nine Phillips County residents met December 10 at the Phillips County Library and voted to create the Phillips County Farm Bureau. Farm Bureau members living in Phillips County had been members of Farm Bureaus in surrounding counties. Tom DePuydt, a rancher from Saco and District 7 Director of the Montana Farm Bureau, […] Continue reading . . .

December 12th, 2014: MFBF

Earlier this week Montana Farm Bureau Federation submitted comments on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Proposed Rule to Define “Waters of the United States” Under the Clean Water Act. Our farmer and rancher members are extremely concerned about the EPA’s proposed rule with regard to the definition of “Waters […] Continue reading . . .

December 2nd, 2014: Tax provisions must be preserved and extended

Farm Bureau is strongly urging Congress to renew and preserve important tax provisions that actually expired at the end of 2013. Montana Farm Bureau believes it is very important to get these tax provisions extended or even better, made permanent, as soon as possible and has expressed that sentiment to their Congressional delegation. The American […] Continue reading . . .

November 24th, 2014: MFBF sets policy for 2015

More than 170 delegates from across the state gathered in Billings Nov. 9-12 to vote on policy at the Montana Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention.  The voting delegates were part of the 400 convention attendees who participated in educational workshops, district caucuses and the awards banquet earlier this month. However, the main purpose of the […] Continue reading . . .

November 18th, 2014: Advancing Agriculture in 2014

THE AG AGENDA By Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Federation The mid-term elections are over. No doubt you’re as relieved as I am to see the campaign ads fade away. Now the holidays are already upon us. As we celebrate with friends and family, it’s a good time to pause, look back and give […] Continue reading . . .

November 13th, 2014: Bill Richter honored with Distinguished Service Award

Bill Richter, a farmer from Cascade County, received the prestigious Montana Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Award during the organization’s annual convention in Billings. The Distinguished Service Award is presented to a long-time Farm Bureau member who has enriched the agricultural community in the state. Richter has been involved in agriculture and Farm Bureau for 67 […] Continue reading . . .

November 13th, 2014: MFBF holds elections at annual convention

Bob Hanson, a cattle rancher from White Sulphur Springs, has been re-elected as president of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation during Montana Farm Bureau’s 95th Annual Convention at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center. Hans McPherson, a diversified farmer from the Bitterroot Valley, was elected as vice president. Re-elected to the Board of Directors were […] Continue reading . . .

November 10th, 2014: Fort Benton Elementary Student wins Speech Contest

Johanna Arganbright, a sixth-grade student from Fort Benton Elementary School, won the Montana Farm Bureau Foundation Youth Speech Contest held Nov. 9 during the Montana Farm Bureau Convention in Billings. The topic was “What are the current impacts on the agricultural industry from state and federal regulatory agencies?” Arganbright addressed how the Environmental Protection Agency […] Continue reading . . .

November 7th, 2014: MFBF applauds members receiving MSU Outstanding Ag Leader Award

The Montana Farm Bureau is honored to have three of its active producer members recognized as Montana State University College of Agriculture Outstanding Ag Leaders.  Don Burnham of Helena and Sky Anderson and Monica Switzer of Livingston were presented with their awards during the Montana  Made Luncheon at the MSU campus Nov. 7. The presentation […] Continue reading . . .
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