Policy Development Articles




Farm Bureau National Commodity Conference covers pertinent issues


During the 2017 Farm Bureau National Commodity Conference July 16-18 in Rogers, Ark., state Farm Bureau commodity leaders shared issues and policy development ideas for their states to submit for national resolutions.

United For Agriculture: Montana's new agriculture leader


Montana's new Director of the Montana Department of Agriculture Ben Thomas will keynote the 2017 Montana Farm Bureau Summer Conference lunch on Wednesday, June 7.

United for Agriculture: AQHA Director to speak at Equine Committee meeting


AQHA Director Stan Weaver will be giving an update on the equine industry at the Equine Committee business meeting at the 2017 MFBFSummer Conference June 6-8.

“Seed Bill” law good for Montana agriculture


The Seed Bill was a priority piece of legislation for the Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) during the 65th Legislative Session and was widely supported for its ability to protect private property rights and provide regulatory consistency.

From Trade to Regulations, Farmers and Ranchers Must Engage on Issues


America’s farmers and ranchers have to make their voices heard on trade and regulatory issues.

Farm Bureau Convention Concludes with 2017 Policy Roadmap


Delegates at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 2017 Annual Convention today approved a host of public policy measures designed to help assure a prosperous future for farmers, ranchers and everyone who depends on them for food, fuel and fiber.

Farm Succession Planning requires good communications


Farm succession planning is complex and requires careful thought. Top things to consider are whether or not you want to keep your farm going and what needs to be done to prepare your family for you not being there.