Jennie Anderson, a Big Timber rancher, won the Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet and will be taking home a new Polaris Ranger Side by Side. Anderson was one of four competitors to make the final round of the Discussion Meet held Nov. 10 during the MFBF Annual Convention in Missoula. The […]
Bob Hanson, a cattle rancher from White Sulphur Springs, has been re-elected as president of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation during Montana Farm Bureau’s 96th Annual Convention at the Hilton Garden Inn in Missoula. Hans McPherson, a diversified farmer from Stevensville, was re-elected as vice president. Re-elected to the Board of Directors were Troy Kurth, […] Continue reading . . .
Dawson-Wibaux County Farm Bureau member Bernard Evans was presented with the Distinguished Service Award November 10 during the Montana Farm Bureau Annual Convention in Missoula. Evans and his late wife, Arlene, were active in both the state and county Farm Bureau for many years. Evans spent 13 years as president of the Dawson/Wibaux County Farm […] Continue reading . . .
Joe Ritzman, vice president of SSA Marine, spoke to Montana Farm Bureau members about the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal during MFBF’s Annual Convention Nov. 8-11 in Missoula. The port will provide the best way to access Asian markets for Montana coal and grain. “Currently, most of Montana grain needs to be shipped to ports in […] Continue reading . . .
The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Committee presented a check for $6,000 to Bill Mathews, chief development officer of the Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) at the MFBF YF&R luncheon Monday, Nov. 9 in Missoula. The donation came from proceeds raised during YF&R/Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory Hoofin’ […] Continue reading . . .
Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) has been a hot policy topic for the past two decades, with voluntary and mandatory labeling being debated and discussed by Farm Bureaus at both the state and national levels. In the 2002 farm bill, the issue jumped to international debate when Congress included provisions mandating COOL for all U.S. […] Continue reading . . .