The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is urging lawmakers to vote for an increased budget for the Montana Ag Experiment Stations (MAES) and Cooperative Extension. The increased budget would go toward restoring six positions and help the entities afford deferred maintenance. (MAES has a backlog of $11 million in maintenance.) The current budget proposal by […]
By Tracy Grondine, director of media relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation. Undoubtedly, America’s food supply is one of the greatest in the world. Our food production couples the best of conventional farming with historical and organic practices to give consumers an infinite variety of safe, high-quality food. So, why are there still modern […] Continue reading . . .
January 29 & 30 Red Lion Colonial Inn * Helena Make plans now to attend the 2013 Young Farmer & Rancher Calling on the Capitol. This event offers a chance for you to meet with, talk to, and influence the individuals who help to plan the future of our state’s agricultural industry and our way […] Continue reading . . .
Following the delegate session of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 94th Annual Meeting, which wrapped up this week in Nashville, the organization’s board of directors met to establish priorities for AFBF’s 2013 strategic action plan. “This plan represents those issue areas where we believe the American Farm Bureau Federation and its grassroots members will have […] Continue reading . . .
NASHVILLE – Montana Farm Bureau President Bob Hanson and MFBF President Bruce Wright wrapped up the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Convention Jan. 11-16 in Nashville by participating as voting delegates at the AFBF Annual Meeting. “There were interesting discussions in the session regarding the farm bill, ethanol, dairy and a variety of topics,” noted […] Continue reading . . .
NASHVILLE – The Montana Farm Bureau has received the New Horizon Award for their Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Hoofin’ It for Hunger program during the AFBF Annual Convention January 13-16 in Nashville, TN. The New Horizon Award has been added to recognize new and innovative programs or projects conducted by states. This is the […] Continue reading . . .