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There are several tax reform strategies that can help a farmer or rancher pass on the farm to the next generation, and two of the most important ones are permanent repeal of the death tax and reducing the capital gains tax.
AFBF looks forward to working with the administration, Congress, other agricultural groups, and officials in Canada and Mexico to protect these important markets while also addressing issues that have limited the trade potential of U.S. farmers and ranchers.
Federal agencies managing western lands are increasingly demanding that ranchers with grazing permits on federal lands surrender their water rights to the government or get off the range. MFBF believes this is extortion and not an acceptable practice of the ‘peoples’ government.’
Fair trade is critical to American farmers and ranchers and our nation’s economy. That’s why opening new markets—and maintaining the ones we have now—is a top priority at the American Farm Bureau.
In a move that is good news for farmers and ranchers, the EPA has contacted 50 state governors, including Montana Governor Steve Bullock, regarding revisions to the Waters of the U.S Rule.
The Montana Farm Bureau Summer Conference theme “MFBF: United for Agriculture” will cover a variety of subjects ranging from leadership to new technology June 6-8 at Fairmont Hot Springs.
It’s now time for the next AFBF Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge offering $145,000 in start-up funds to the six selected businesses.
While the Legislators and lobbyists have packed up and headed out of Helena, the work of the 65th Montana Legislature is still not complete. We have eight bills that we’ve been following that are still pending.
GM has decided to discontinue the Farm Bureau discount and as such it will expire May 31, 2017
Registration is now open for the 2017 Montana Farm Bureau Federation Summer Conference. As members of the largest farming and ranching organization in Montana, we are "United in Agriculture." Make plans to join us for Montana Farm Bureau Summer Conference.