Latest press releases from the farm bureau
Read the latest news from the Montana Farm Bureau Federation AgNews Wire:
Drivers hauling agricultural commodities, especially livestock, have been concerned about the mandates established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that would have required Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) on commercial trucks by December 19.
The Montana Farm Bureau Federation has been selected to continue the mission of the Ag in Montana Schools (AMS) program. Under the direction of MFBF, the program will be titled Ag in the Classroom.
American Farm Bureau Federation’s 32nd annual price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.12, a 75-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.87.
Nicole Rolf, MFBF’s National Affairs Director and lobbyist, was present for the entire special session to answer questions and educate legislators on actions that could have harmed farmers and ranchers.
Hans McPherson, a diversified rancher from Stevensville, was re-elected as president of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation during the organization’s annual convention Nov. 12-15 in Billings. Cyndi Johnson, a Conrad small grains farmer, was re-elected as vice president.