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Cali Rooney, a young rancher from Big Timber, bested three other competitors to win the Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet. She got the keys to a Ranger® 570 EFI and an all-expense paid trip to compete in the national competition in New Orleans in January.
Amy Iverson, senior manager, WipFli, LLP, told farmers and ranchers there is good news in the new tax law (TCJA) that passed in the fall of 2017. Businesses may now be eligible for a 20-percent deduction off the top of their “Qualified Business Income.
Dave McClure, past president of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation, long-time member and past president of Fergus County Farm Bureau and active advocate for agriculture, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Montana Farm Bureau during the MFBF Awards Banquet November 10 in Billings.
Hans McPherson, a diversified farmer from Stevensville, was re-elected as president of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation during the organization’s annual convention Nov. 7-10 in Billings. Cyndi Johnson, a Conrad small grains farmer, was re-elected as vice president.
The MFBF Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee presented a check for $6000 to the Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) at the MFBF YF&R Luncheon Thursday, November 8 in Billings.
What’s happening with the farm bill? How do you keep your veterinarian happy? How do you avoid pitfalls of conservation easements? Those are a few of the questions that will be answered Thursday, November 8 during workshops at the Montana Farm Bureau 99th Annual Convention.
The Montana Farm Bureau, American Farm Bureau and 60 other ag organizations are asking the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration and Department of Transportation for more flexibility for livestock haulers due to the nature and length of livestock hauling trips.
The Montana Farm Bureau Federation Equine Committee has published an Equine Health, Disease & Risk Management brochure available to all horse owners.
The Discussion Meet is a competitive event that simulates a committee meeting where discussion and active participation are expected from each participant. Participants build basic discussion skills and develop a keen understanding of important agricultural issues.
Farmers and ranchers attending the Montana Farm Bureau 99th Annual Convention will have the opportunity to hear from three thought-provoking speakers covering consumer concerns and consumer trust, adjusting to change and the conversation about suicide.