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Montana Farm Bureau was extremely disappointed that H.R. 2 failed by a 198 for and 213 against vote. The failure to pass this farm bill was a vote against the country’s hard-working farmers and ranchers.
The Montana Farm Bureau Federation is urging Congress to pass HR 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, but is asking that they resist any amendments that would hurt Montana’s farmers and ranchers.
Join our Foundation for the 2018 Golf Scramble - June 14, 2018 - Fairmont Hot Springs. Team registration and sponsorship information available on this page.
Montana Beef Council is still working hard to keep Montana producer dollars in-state. In order to do that, they need you to complete the producer consent form. Have you signed yours yet?
The EPA has released new guidance relating to the air emissions reporting requirements for animal waste at livestock operations. The Agency interprets the Fair Agricultural Reporting Methods (FARM) Act to exempt livestock operations from reporting requirements.
"All the responsibility for abundant food and clothing dissolves upon the farmer. He will have to make every foot of available ground productive this year.”
On Earth Day (April 22) and throughout the year, farmers and ranchers are dedicated to an important mission – feeding Americans. Check out 11 enviro-facts about how farmers produce a bounty of food for consumers.
Provisions for specialty crop programs, improvements on conservation and rural development programs are in this farm bill. Especially important to Montana farmers and ranchers is improvement to crop insurance and disaster assistance.
Race coordinators and volunteers from three Miles City races announce an exciting new race series that kicks off in 2018—the Miles City Triple Crown. Runners are invited to participate in the Triple Crown with races held in May, August and October.
Requirements for commercial hay hauling have been waived due the impact of the severe weather on hay supplies. Yesterday, Governor Steve Bullock signed an Executive Order that exempts vehicles from certain size and weight limits for a specific, limited time during emergency circumstances.