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February 12th, 2014: MFBF applauds passage of farm bill, encourages quick action

The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) is pleased the 2014 Farm Bill was signed into law today. After more than two years of dedicated work toward passage, farmers and ranchers from across the nation now have answers about how they can manage the many and varied risks they face in producing food and fiber. “This […] Continue reading . . .

February 4th, 2014: Montana Farm Bureau applauds Senate passage of the 2014 Farm Bill

The Montana Farm Bureau Federation is applauding the passage of the 2014 Farm Bill in the Senate. “It’s about time,” said Montana Farm Bureau President Bob Hanson. “The passage of the farm bill is early enough in the season that our farmers in Montana will be able to make educated decisions on which crops to […] Continue reading . . .

January 24th, 2014: Food Police Not Far Off

By Stewart Truelsen Picture yourself in the future, the not too distant future, on a bright summer day. You are grilling hot dogs at a picnic with your family in a park. You pay little attention to the drone flying overhead. It’s probably a UPS or FedEx drone making a package delivery. But it’s not. […] Continue reading . . .

January 21st, 2014: American Farm Bureau Policy Set for Coming Year

SAN ANTIONIO—Voting delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 95th Annual Meeting approved resolutions that will provide the organization with authority from its grassroots members to push Congress toward the goal line on unfinished issues like the farm bill and ag labor. “Securing victories on those issues is critical to our competitiveness as individual farmers […] Continue reading . . .

January 20th, 2014: Leadership, farming practices, consumer outreach workshops popular at Convention

SAN ANTONIO—Thirty Montana Farm Bureau members who attended the American Farm Bureau 95th Annual Convention Jan 11-14 in San Antonio received plenty of education through workshops and speakers. Workshops in different tracks were offered that included “Building Better Businesses, Advocates, Leaders, Memories and Technology.” Workshop content varied between “Ensuring Our Access to Biotechnology” and “Livestock […] Continue reading . . .

January 16th, 2014: Montana student presented with national essay contest award in Texas

SAN ANTONIO–Mekdes Lombardi, a junior at Powell High School in Deer Lodge, traveled to the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention in San Antonio to receive her award as winner of the AFB Foundation for Agriculture Growing World Essay Contest. Her essay, titled “Fighting Hunger with Hybrid Seed Technology” focused on the book The Man Who […] Continue reading . . .

January 16th, 2014: Montana young farmers and ranchers compete at national convention

SAN ANTONIO – Two women from the Montana Farm Bureau had the opportunity to compete in national Young Farmers and Ranchers competitions during the annual American Farm Bureau Convention January 11-14 in San Antonio. Hope Kincheloe, winner of the Montana Farm Bureau YF&R Discussion Meet, participated in the national event. “By meeting other young people […] Continue reading . . .

January 16th, 2014: MFBF Women well-represented at national convention

SAN ANTONIO – Members of the Montana Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee (MFBF WLC) traveled to San Antonio to participate in the Women’s Leadership activities held during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 95th Annual Convention. The new theme for the WLC’s program of work is “Growing Strong” which was applauded by the MFBF WLC participants […] Continue reading . . .

January 13th, 2014: MFBF receives awards at AFBF Convention

SAN ANTONIO – The Montana Farm Bureau has received six State Awards for Excellence in Agriculture Education and Outreach; Leadership Development; Member Services; Policy Development & Implementation; Public Relations & Communications; and Membership Initiatives. MFBF also won two President’s Awards for Member Services and Membership Initiatives. President’s Awards are the “best of the best” and […] Continue reading . . .

January 9th, 2014: Farm Bureau Welcomes TPA Legislation

The American Farm Bureau Federation today welcomed the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation in Congress. Farm Bureau believes TPA is the catalyst needed to advance U.S. proposals to reduce tariffs and improve market access for farmers and ranchers in trade negotiations. The legislation was introduced by Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-Mont.), […] Continue reading . . .
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