Read the latest news from the Montana Farm Bureau Federation AgNews Wire:
Many farmers and ranchers may not know to call USDA Wildlife Services first when they suspect a wolf caused loss. Farmers and ranchers who called other agencies first may have their investigation request by USDA Wildlife Services delayed and may be too late for USDA WS personnel to be able to confirm the loss. If […] Continue reading . . .
Montana State University’s Animal and Range Sciences Department is proud to announce a series of public forums in the southeastern part of the state on May 16-18th to meet with producers, extension personnel, locals, and potential students. It is their objective to present a face for Animal and Range Science and they are planning on […] Continue reading . . .
Farm Bureau Regulatory Specialist Don Parrish says the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulatory guidance that is at the White House for review would not just expand EPA jurisdiction to all U.S. waters, but allow it to vastly boost an impending pesticide permit requirement “If this guidance document, as the [Army] Corps [of Engineers] and EPA says […] Continue reading . . .
BOZEMAN–Montana Farm Bureau Federation has hired Montana State University graduate Alena Ogg as its new regional manager. Montana has three regional managers who assist county Farm Bureau leaders in planning, developing and implementing programs and events, as well as promoting membership growth. Ogg, who has a degree in agricultural business, will serve county Farm Bureaus […] Continue reading . . .
By Teresa Scanlan Published April 15, 2011| FoxNews.com The spring air is always full of hope back home in Gering, Nebraska. This time of year, farmers plant seeds in hopes for Mother Nature’s cooperation and a successful harvest. Ranchers help birth the next generation of their herds and hope for fair market prices. And workers […] Continue reading . . .
The adage “Every day is Earth Day for farmers and ranchers” is truer than ever as Earth Day approaches, Friday, April 22. The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970, and is credited by many for launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and […] Continue reading . . .
The Montana Farm Bureau was pleased with the recent developments regarding free trade with Colombia. “News that the Obama administration has been able to strike a deal that moves the Colombia free trade agreement forward is good news for Montana’s farmers and ranchers,” noted Montana Farm Bureau President Bob Hanson. ‘This is the kind of […] Continue reading . . .
The Montana Farm Bureau is taking a critical look at budget cuts facing the nation that will affect its members. Farm Bureau applauds efforts to put the nation back on a path toward a more responsible federal budget, but is concerned about cuts that might impact the safety net that supports Montana’s farmers. “The Congressional […] Continue reading . . .
BOZEMAN — Forest Stewardship workshops for land owners and forest managers are scheduled near Hamilton, Whitehall, Kalispell, Yellow Bay at Flathead Lake, and Condon in 2011. The workshops are offered through the Montana State University Extension Forestry Program, which has assisted more than 3,100 participants in developing stewardship plans to care for their forests, according […] Continue reading . . .
Bozeman – March 11, 2011 – If you are a female farmer or rancher or a Hispanic farmer or rancher and you believe that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) improperly denied farm loan benefits to you for certain time periods between 1981 and 2000 because you are a female, or because you are […] Continue reading . . .