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We have about a dozen bills still pending in the final week of Montana’s 65th Legislative Session, but we’d say this session has been a win for Montana agriculture.
The word “sustainable” truly describes farms and ranches that have been in the family for generations.
The goal of adjourning and 65th Montana Legislative Session by Good Friday may have been too good to be true. Montana’s lawmakers will be coming back for one more week after the holiday. But here in the second-to-last week, we had some good days for Montana agriculture.
Lower retail prices for several foods, including eggs, chicken breasts and toasted oat cereal resulted in a significant decrease in AFBF’s Spring Picnic Market basket Survey.
As the session winds into its final few weeks, lawmakers aren’t slowing down – we’re still wading through a few big bills that were thrown in the hopper at the last minute.
Farmers and ranchers ages 18-35 won’t want to miss two days of exciting agriculture tours in the Dillon area April 21-22. This will be a great networking opportunity and a chance to see operations with sheep, potatoes, cattle and a diversified distillery.
This year the MFB Foundation awarded more than $1,000 to the top five speech contest contestants for its Annual Speech Contest March 23, 2017 during the state FFA Convention in Great Falls.
A recent court ruling, reveals a crack in leading claims activists have made regarding nutrition and food safety of for “cage-free” eggs.
The YF&R Ag Tour offers you a great opportunity to visit local farms, ranches and agri-businesses with plenty of time to meet and network with fellow young farmers and ranchers.
The Montana Farm Bureau leadership and members are strongly urging Governor Steve Bullock to sign SB 155 sponsored by Sen. Mike Lang (R) SD 17. SB 155 is what Farm Bureau calls the “Seed Bill.”