Advocating for private property rights, with the right attitude
A young, Montana agriculture leader says being able to calmly and factually share stories and information about agriculture and what we do every day could be a tiny ripple to get our urban cousins thinking differently.
Learning to listen, lead for better rural communities
Scott Stoner knows it's important for all farmers and ranchers to be constantly learning and seeking ways to improve their communication skill set. If we don't speak up on issues and advocate for our way of life, then who will?
Taking the next steps to grow in confidence
Carbon-Stillwater Counties Farm Bureau leader Sarah Boyer takes the next steps to carry on a legacy of advocacy for Montana agriculture.
Rural leadership skills for rural business success
Fergus County Farm Bureau member Aly Robins knows that vibrant local businesses and agriculture make up the backbone of our rural communities. She's working to help both succeed by improving their marketing strategies.
New ACE program participants announced
For the fourth year, Montana Farm Bureau’s ACE (Advocate. Communicate. Educate.) program has been empowering Farm Bureau members to be confident, effective leaders in their county Farm Bureaus and local communities
ACE Graduates Praise Program
Each class member gave a 10-minute presentation that described how they would take the resources and skills learned through their time in the program and implement them in their own communities and county Farm Bureaus.
ACE program graduates ready to use advocacy skills
Learning how to advocate for agriculture has been a one-year endeavor for eight motivated Montana Farm Bureau members who have graduated from the ACE program. ACE, which stands for Advocate. Communicate. Educate. emphasizes leadership development, issue advocacy and the engagement of local communities.
Quietly planting the seeds of leadership
It is time for a new generation of Farm Bureau members to step up and start communicating with community leaders, government leaders, and most of the general public.
ACE’ing Youth Agriculture Education
If we don’t become leaders and advocate for our way of life, some one else will and we might not like what their message is.