The Montana Farm Bureau was pleased with the news that the Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn an order demanding that West Virginia poultry grower Lois Alt obtain a Clean Water Act discharge permit for storm water runoff from her farmyard or face up to $37,500 per day in penalties. While the action is a great […]
Members of Montana Farm Bureau Federation have been appointed to serve on the advisory committees of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF). The advisory committees meet annually in Washington, D.C. to provide input for future Farm Bureau policy. Serving on the 2012 AFBF Advisory Committees are: Animal Health – Turk Stovall, Billings; alternate, Tonya Rolf-Liles, […] Continue reading . . .
There might not be much happening in Congress in Washington, D.C., but there was a lot happening at the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) in the nation’s capital earlier this week. Montana Farm Bureau President Bob Hanson, who serves on the AFBF Board of Directors, participated on the national Policy Development Committee. Hanson was pleased […] Continue reading . . .
As the December 31 deadline for tax reform looms, the Montana Farm Bureau is expressing urgency in solving the estate tax issue. The current rate, 35 percent with a $5 million exemption, will revert to 55 percent and a $1 million exemption at midnight on Dec. 31, which will strike a real blow to farm […] Continue reading . . .
The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is looking forward to continuing its work with Montana State University in 2013. Following a meeting with Montana State University President Waded Cruzado, MFBF Executive Vice President Jake Cummins noted that the state’s largest agricultural organization plans to continue its support of the university’s agricultural programs. “The Montana Farm […] Continue reading . . .