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Montana Farm Bureau posts candidate interviews
Wondering who to vote for? The Montana Farm Bureau Federation has interviewed the candidates who will serve on the State Land Board. You can watch the unedited interviews that will post each day to the Montana Farm Bureau Facebook page and uploaded to Montana Farm Bureau’s website.
MFBF seeks solutions to plummeting cattle prices
Montana Farm Bureau has joined 26 other state Farm Bureaus in signing a letter to Secretary Sonny Perdue requesting his attention on two important matters: relief to cattlemen seeing increasingly volatile markets and investigating any price manipulation occurring in the cattle industry.
Creating a hero others will follow
How to tell stories that change perceptions of you, your farm or ranch and the entire agriculture community.
Farm Bureau ACE program applications being accepted
The ACE program is designed to empower Farm Bureau members to actively advocate on key industry issues and be confident, effective leaders in their County Farm Bureau and local communities.
Ethridge legislator receives Outstanding Friend of Farm Bureau Award
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.
Congressman Gianforte receives Friend of Farm Bureau Award
Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte was presented with a national Friend of Farm Bureau Award October 17 during a visit to the Arntzen Angus Ranch in Hilger, Montana.
House Farm Bill passage good for agriculture, consumers, too
This version of the farm bill, called the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, is aptly named because the majority of funding is used to provide food for people in need.
Montana Farm Bureau pleased with Senate Farm Bill action
"In these trying economic times for farmers and ranchers, it’s rewarding to see the Senate Ag Committee understands a farm bill needs have quick forward progress,” said Montana Farm Bureau President Hans McPherson.
Ag shippers may see relief on transportation regulations, legislation
Farmers and ranchers shipping livestock received good news from the Senate with the introduction of the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act, S.2938, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) updated rules.
Montana Farm Bureau disappointed in Farm Bill vote; urges quick reconsideration and passage
Montana Farm Bureau was extremely disappointed that H.R. 2 failed by a 198 for and 213 against vote. The failure to pass this farm bill was a vote against the country’s hard-working farmers and ranchers.