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.
Rikki Murrill has been hired to serve as Montana Farm Bureau’s South/Central Montana Regional Manager. Murrill was raised in the Great Falls/Cascade area where she was involved in 4H and FFA, raising hogs, 4-H steers and starting her own herd of commercial cattle. She graduated from Montana State University in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in […] Continue reading . . .
Jennifer Bergin, a rancher from Melstone, is one of 10 outstanding young farm and ranch leaders selected by the American Farm Bureau Federation as the organization’s eighth Partners in Agricultural Leadership class. PAL is designed to help agricultural leaders accelerate their leadership abilities and solidify their roles as advocates for agriculture. “The new PAL class […] Continue reading . . .
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 . . .