The Montana Farm Bureau (MFBF) and the Montana Grain Growers Association (MGGA) held an informational session on the Agricultural Act of 2014 March 4 at the Bos Terra Auditorium in Hobson. The session was designed to provide the most up-to-date knowledge about the changes in the five-year 2014 Farm Bill. MFBF’s John Youngberg discussed the […]
Statement by Bob Stallman, President American Farm Bureau Federation “The American Farm Bureau Federation supports the Agriculture Department’s decision to move forward with an important recommendation about biotechnology and coexistence. That recommendation, from the final report of the Advisory Committee on Biotechnology & 21st Century Agriculture (AC21), is to foster communication and collaboration to strengthen […] Continue reading . . .
Lillian Ostendorf, a Powderville rancher who serves as western representative on the American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee, recently attended the Women’s Leadership Committee Chairs/Promotion and Education Committee (P&E) Conference in Washington, D.C. She was joined by Debbie Bricker, district 3 chair of the Montana Women’s Leadership Committee (WLC) who was representing Montana at the […] Continue reading . . .
Leaders from the Montana Farm Bureau Federation along with county Farm Bureau leaders from across the state, had the opportunity to attend a conference that honed skills on problem solving, idea sharing, membership recruitment and networking. ‘The American Farm Bureau Western Region Leadership Conference was held February 26-28 in Las Vegas, NV. Montana Farm Bureau […] Continue reading . . .
The Montana Farm Bureau Campaign School held February 17-18 in Helena, provided a comprehensive outlook on how to run a winning campaign. The topics ranged from handling a media interview and developing the most effective direct mail piece to hiring a campaign manager and getting votes. Cody Lyon, director of grassroots/political advocacy for American Farm […] Continue reading . . .
The Montana Farm Bureau and American Farm Bureau support the recent announcement that farmers who are looking to plant new technologies have a reliable way to market their product with the “Right to Grow GMO” program. The program, developed by Syngenta and Gavilon Grain, LLC, will serve as a model to provide confidence for the […] Continue reading . . .