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Travels with MFBF’s State Staff and Volunteer Leaders

Montana Farm Bureau wants to keep you “in the know” with the federation’s activities. Tune in regularly to see what your county leaders are up to and how MFBF is promoting agriculture!
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Ruby Valley Brewery Adds Energy to Small Town

1/16/2019

“It really has become the social center of the community.” Small town breweries bring vitality to rural communities.

Balancing Conservation and Rural Development

1/14/2019

Developers cannot be so financially burdened by this Program that they will not invest in our rural communities. The Program must equitably balance conservation and development together.

Opening the 2019 Montana Legislative Session

1/11/2019

The 66th Montana Legislature convened Monday, Jan.7 in Helena. Here are some key agriculture issues that were introduced in committee this week.

CSKT Negotiated Water Rights Compact – Good for Montana Agriculture

1/9/2019

The success of Montana’s agriculture industry is dependent upon water and water right certainty. It is easily the single most important resource for people across Montana.

8 Tips to Nailing Your Next Meeting with an Elected Official

1/7/2019

You finally got a meeting scheduled to talk directly with your state legislator or member of Congress. Great! Now What?

Interim Issues Expected to Resurface During Legislative Session

1/5/2019

Already, a whole slew of bill titles and drafts are circulating. While we expect to see a much higher volume of bills than the list below here’s a quick update on a few topics we’ve been keeping tabs on throughout the interim.

Tracking down the decision makers of 2019

1/2/2019

Knowing who to contact can be half the battle. We've created a directory of key committee chairman and included a few other resources to help you get straight to the source.

Ag Advocates: Be There for Your Lawmakers

12/21/2018

We can’t be upset by our lawmakers’ decisions if we didn’t do our best to help them out along the way.

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