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It’s not too early to start training for the annual Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Hoofin’ it for Hunger trail run Saturday, Oct. 12 in Miles City. The race is hosted by the Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee and the employees of the USDA/ARS Fort Keogh.
During the Montana Farm Bureau Fly-In June 10-13 in Washington, D.C. Montana Farm Bureau members had excellent opportunities to meet with lawmakers and agency personnel.
A cookout of Americans’ favorite foods for July 4th, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and watermelon, will cost just a few cents more this year, coming in at less than $6 per person.
Farm families are under increased stress this season, challenged by weather, trade issues, the farm economy and many other factors that are out of their control.
Representative Alan Redfield (HD-59) from Livingston received the Friend of Farm Bureau Award. This award is given to the representative who had the highest overall scores on MFBF’s legislative scorecard and who supported agriculture through their voting record, bill sponsorship and leadership with various committees.
Representative Ray Shaw (HD-71) from Sheridan received the Distinguished Service Golden Plow Award during MFBF's Summer Conference. This award is given to termed-out legislators who have exhibited exemplary service and dedication to agriculture in their tenure.
Representative Joel Krautter (HD-35) of Sidney, was presented Rookie of the Year Award during the Montana Farm Bureau Summer Conference June 11-13 in Bozeman.
The use of technology in agricultural production was a key message at the Montana Farm Bureau Summer Conference June 11-13 in Bozeman.
Montana Farm Bureau members discussed issues, learned about unique economic opportunities and visited with Montana State University personnel during the MFBF Summer Conference June 11-13 in Bozeman.
Senator Bruce “Butch” Gillespie (SD-9) from Ethridge received the Friend of Farm Bureau Award during Montana Farm Bureau’s Summer Conference June 11-13 in Bozeman.