Public Land Use Articles




Environmental Litigation Reform Needed


Restoring balance to environmental litigation is vital to America’s farmers and ranchers who are frustrated by inequity and lack of transparency in environmental activist groups’ misuse of litigation fee-shifting laws.

President's Top Three from D.C.


President Hans McPherson was in Washington D.C. last week attending meetings. Check out the highlights from his trip.

Sage Grouse Comments Due December 1


The Department of Interior has released their Greater Sage Grouse Land Management Plan--don't miss your opportunity to comment!

FSA Drought Deadline Looms: Do You Qualify?


Qualifying for fire and drought relief takes more than a complete application. Find out what else you may be asked for.

Department of Revenue Explains Available Tax Relief Options for Loss Due to Natural Disaster


With a smoky, dry summer behind us many are beginning to evaluate the damage and plan their next steps. Check out these tax relief options from the Department of Revenue.

Drought Conditions Continue to Prevail across Montana


Updates from the Governor's Drought & Water Supply Advisory Committee meeting.

Phillips County Farm Bureau members talk conservation to students


How do ranchers teach students about ecology and the co-existence of wildlife and livestock? Get invited to speak at a school. Recently a group of Phillips County Farm Bureau members traveled to Great Falls to visit with freshman classes about grazing management.