The Montana Farm Bureau is expressing its dismay regarding the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers denying a permit for the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal. The Gateway Pacific Terminal, the proposed dry bulk export facility located at Cherry Point in northwest Washington, would have served as a multi -commodity transload station from trains to vessels heading […]
The Animal Agriculture Alliance’s 2016 Stakeholders Summit, themed “Securing Animal Agriculture’s Future: Action, Please!” focused on securing a bright future for animal agriculture by finding solutions to the challenges facing the industry today. The event, held May 5-6 in Arlington, VA, featured speakers and panelists leading discussions. Montana Farm Bureau Government Affairs Director Nicole Rolf […] Continue reading . . .
The American Farm Bureau Federation has opened online applications for its third Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. The competition provides an opportunity for individuals to showcase ideas and business innovations that benefit rural regions of the United States. It is the first national rural business competition focused exclusively on […] Continue reading . . .
Leaders from the Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) attended the American Farm Bureau Federation State Program Leaders Conference April 30-May 4 in Washington, D.C. The conference brought together chairs and staff of the Women’s Leadership Committee (WLC) and the Promotion & Education Committee. MFB WLC Gretchen Schubert said one workshop she found very informative was […] Continue reading . . .
The Montana Farm Bureau held a “Council of Secretaries” April 22-23 in Bozeman to help county Farm Bureau secretaries understand more about the organization and their responsibilities. Topics included working with the media, social media, tax preparation and accounting, completing Farm Bureau award forms and conducting a “fat-free” meeting. Loretta Burnham, secretary for Lewis & […] Continue reading . . .