Read the latest news from the MFB AgNews Wire:
AFBF's annual survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $48.90, or less than $5.00 per person. This is a 22-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.12.
Cali Rooney, a young rancher from Big Timber, bested three other competitors to win the Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet. She got the keys to a Ranger® 570 EFI and an all-expense paid trip to compete in the national competition in New Orleans in January.
Amy Iverson, senior manager, WipFli, LLP, told farmers and ranchers there is good news in the new tax law (TCJA) that passed in the fall of 2017. Businesses may now be eligible for a 20-percent deduction off the top of their “Qualified Business Income.
Dave McClure, past president of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation, long-time member and past president of Fergus County Farm Bureau and active advocate for agriculture, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Montana Farm Bureau during the MFBF Awards Banquet November 10 in Billings.
Hans McPherson, a diversified farmer from Stevensville, was re-elected as president of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation during the organization’s annual convention Nov. 7-10 in Billings. Cyndi Johnson, a Conrad small grains farmer, was re-elected as vice president.