The recently proposed Initiative 166, although couched in campaign finance reform rhetoric, would hurt small business and family farmers and ranchers, according to the Montana Farm Bureau Federation. “This is not about finance reform and banning corporate money in campaigns, it’s about constitutional rights,” says John Youngberg, Montana Farm Bureau’s vice president of governmental affairs. […]
The state’s largest agricultural organization, the Montana Farm Bureau, says the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service may risk violating the Interagency Bison Management Plan (IBMP) if helicopter hazing of buffalo is halted. A group, the Alliance of the Wild Rockies, has […] Continue reading . . .
By William Perry Pendley, President and Chief Operating Officer, Mountain States Legal Foundation In response to President Obama’s claims regarding his role in the dramatic increase in oil and gas production across the country, experts, such as the Institute for Energy Research, demonstrate that leasing of federal lands let alone the production from them has […] Continue reading . . .
Montana Farm Bureau Federation ♦ 2012 Summer Conference ♦ Legacy of the Land June 12-14 – Fairmont Hot Springs Bring the Whole Family FREE Pool & Water Slide Passes for the Kids Daily pool passes are included with your stay PLUS Fairmont Hot Springs Resort has generously donated 20 FREE water slide passes. First come, […] Continue reading . . .
News that’s the Labor Department has withdrawn the proposed rules that would have prevented many young people from working in agriculture was met with great enthusiasm by the Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) and farmers and ranchers across the country. “We’re thrilled the Obama Administration, and especially the Labor Department, listened to the thousands of […] Continue reading . . .