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 . . .