While I didn’t feel any more anxious than normal in dealing with our ever-chaotic day-to-day life, added pressures seemed to be piling up. Of all the industries in the world, farmers and ranchers have one of the highest rates of this disease per capita.
This week was certainly one for the history books. Montana Farm Bureau celebrated its 100th birthday on February 13.
Now that the elections are through I am so thankful that I don’t have to watch or listen to another campaign ad for at least another three months.
In this new series we're asking Farm Bureau members to take us along for few days and show our readers what a day in their life looks like. Kim Gibbs is a busy mom, wife, teacher and county Farm Bureau president in Miles City.
All good things must come to an end. We had a good run boasting about the slower pace of the legislative session.
Learning about agency work, meeting with legislators and watching a Senate Floor Session was all part of the Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Calling on the Capitol January 31-February 1 in Helena.
I think that being involved has really encouraged me to get out of my comfort zone and do things that I wouldn’t necessarily chose to do if I wasn’t encouraged by my advisor and peers.
Use your experience, connections, and passion to move forward with an action plan to better agriculture at all levels. The most important take away is to find ways you can use your talents to take part in improving food, fiber and fuel systems.
The Legislature picked up the pace during week four. We worked on a variety of bills and hosted a Young Farmer and Rancher Calling on the Capitol.
"Three years ago, I always wanted my house neat. Now, I want my kids to remember me playing with them."