County Farm Bureaus are the strength of Montana Farm Bureau Federation. They are active in local politics and issues as well as in programs that benefit their community. Keep checking this page for news from your local County Farm Bureau.
The top ten mistakes family businesses make Submitted by Sweet Grass County Farm Bureau Farmers and ranchers lie. No matter how well intended, that’s a hard fact for agriculture families to face, nationally known professional speaker, author and family business consultant Jolene Brown said. She said the three biggest lies heard ‘round farms and ranches […] Continue reading . . .
Dalton Dosson, a student at Lodge Grass High School and member of the Little Bighorn FFA, has received an embroidered FFA jacket from the Big Horn County Farm Bureau. Dasson was presented with the jacket during the Joint Annual JROTC/FFA Banquet April 20 in Billings. The Big Horn County Farm Bureau was the first county […] Continue reading . . .
Three Montana Farm Bureau members received awards during the Gallatin Valley Ag Appreciation Banquet Friday, March 15 in Bozeman. The Gallatin Valley Ag Committee annually solicits nominations for awards to outstanding agricultural leaders in the county. “It’s a real honor to have three members of the Gallatin County Farm Bureau and Montana Farm Bureau receiving these prestigious […] Continue reading . . .
Northwest Counties Farm Bureau is offering (4) $500.00 scholarships to graduating seniors whose family is a member of the Northwest Counties Farm Bureau. Scholarship applications can be found by contacting school councilors in the counties that make up Northwest Counties Farm Bureau (Lincoln, Flathead, Sanders, Lake, Mineral and Missoula) and must be received no […] Continue reading . . .
From now through the end of September, county Farm Bureaus across Montana are holding annual meetings. These meetings are a great opportunity to socialize with fellow Farm Bureau members and to discuss current issues in your area. Your county Farm Bureau will also elect county leaders & vote upon resolutions for Farm Bureau policy on […] Continue reading . . .
The Cascade County Farm Bureau will host a candidates’ forum at 6 p.m., Feb. 27, in the Exhibition Hall at Montana ExpoPark in Great Falls. Nine gubernatorial candidates have committed including Larry Jent (D), Jim Lynch (R), Rick Hill ( R), Neil Livingstone ( R), Jim O’Hara ( R), Corey Stapleton (R), Robert Fanning (R), […] Continue reading . . .
Honolulu –Seth Broesder, the winner of the Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet, traveled to Honolulu, HI to compete in the national YF&R Discussion Meet. Broesder successfully made it to the Sweet Sixteen round of the event. The Discussion Meet simulates a committee meeting in which active discussion and participation are expected. […] Continue reading . . .
HONOLULU—Lillian Ostendorf, former Montana Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee (WLC) Chair, was elected to the national WLC during the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention Jan. 8-10 in Honolulu. Ostendorf, who ranches with her family in Powderville, will serve a two-year term as a western region representative. There are a total of 10 women on the […] Continue reading . . .
Montana Farm Bureau members will receive 15% off tickets for ANY seating level for the NILE Pro Rodeo performance Friday, October 21 or Saturday, October 22. Simply show your MFBF membership card and give the discount code “Farm Bureau” to the Metra Ticket office. You may purchase by phone, but must present your membership card […] Continue reading . . .
October 6, 2011 (Billings, MT): Yellowstone County Farm Bureau is hosting a Young Farmers & Ranchers social on October 22, 2011 during the NILE Stock Show & Rodeo. Any individual, age 18-40, involved in agriculture in Yellowstone County is invited to come and learn about the opportunities and benefits of Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF). […] Continue reading . . .