The 2016 Montana Farm Bureau Annual Convention will be November 13-16 at the Double Tree and Northern Hotels in Billings, Montana. The theme “Connecting at the Trailhead” captures the coming together of farmers and ranchers to work toward the common goal of promoting agriculture, dealing with regulations and providing food for a hungry world. Here’s a preview […] Continue reading . . .
Don’t miss I-177 on the ballot Nov. 8. The measure proposes to ban trapping on public land throughout Montana. Purported by animal rights activists, it has huge ramifications for Montana agriculture when it comes to protecting our livestock and water resources. The ballot language allows trapping on public lands by either Montana FWP or U.S. […] Continue reading . . .
Leaders of the nation’s top farming organizations joined together today in urging food companies to recognize that their sustainability goals, intended to reduce the use of natural resources, cannot be achieved without the use of modern agricultural practices, despite any misleading assertions to the contrary. This focus on deceptive food company marketing claims is in […] Continue reading . . .