Read the latest news from the MFB AgNews Wire:
Three MFBF members who earned a trip to the nation’s capital had an opportunity to tour the Capitol and the White House, meet with Congressmen, visit with the major decision makers at USDA, and glean critical information from AFBF’s public policy team.
The Montana Farm Bureau is pleased that the 2018 Farm Bill has passed the Senate. "We are very thankful for Senator Jon Tester and Senator Steve Daines’ work on this bill, and to our members who contacted their Senators to urge their support of this important piece of legislation." - MFBF President Hans McPherson.
Trade and the farm bill topped the list of topics discussed during the Joint National Commodity Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Two Montana Farm Bureau members were selected to serve on national commodity committees: Gail Vennes, beef and Russel Steinbeisser, sugar and pulse crops.
Mark your calendar! Montana’s Fifteenth Annual Young Ag Leadership Conference (YALC) is set to take place October 5- 7, 2018 at the Big Horn Resort in Billings
A cookout of Americans’ favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk, will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per person.