MFBF member ranchers are promoting livestock care on billboards and roadside signs across the state. For the November billboard in Billings, MFBF is looking for a great photo that demonstrates animal care.
The Young Farmers & Ranchers have joined Facebook! Fans of the page will find the latest news, upcoming events, and an opportunity to network with other agriculture enthusiasts. Share your story through chat, posts, messages, photos, and video. Join at www.facebook.com and search for Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers. Hope to see you [...] Continue reading . . .
The new GIPSA rule that was recently issued by USDA has brought mixed reactions from the Montana Farm Bureau Federation. “Although we applaud the publication of the rule and agree with AFBF that there are many positive aspects overall, we are adamantly opposed to the ‘livestock purchasing practices’ provision,” notes MFBF President Bob Hanson, a [...] Continue reading . . .
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Members of the Gallatin County Farm Bureau will be talking about agriculture and serving free burgers at their “Montana Real Meal Deal” booth Saturday, July 24 at the Gallatin County Fair. The delicious, free burgers will be served from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and fairgoers are encouraged to stop by for good food and [...] Continue reading . . .
Washington, D.C. — Montana Farm Bureau President Bob Hanson urged Montana’s Senators Max Baucus and Jon Tester, to support an increase in the estate tax exemption. The best bet in town is a new amendment called the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010 (H.R. 5297), proposed by Sens. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) and Jon [...] Continue reading . . .