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U.S., Canadian and Mexican Farm Groups Support Modernized NAFTA


AFBF, The Canadian Federation of Ag and Mexico’s Consejo Nacional Agropecuario sent a joint letter to government officials reiterating their calls that NAFTA talks should aim to modernize the agreement, rather than dismantle it.

Poll: Tax Reform Needed for Farmers and America


“Americans are ready for tax reform, and many know the toll that taxes take on our farm and ranch families,” AFBF President Zippy Duvall said.

County Annual Meetings


County Farm Bureaus throughout Montana will soon meet for their annual meetings. One of the most important aspects of these meetings will be discussions on policy resolutions for which our grassroots farmer and rancher members believe MFBF should take a stance.

Electronic Logging Devices, trucking service hours, concerns for agriculture


Montana farmers and ranchers who move their own cattle or hire truckers are keeping a close watch on the Farm-Bureau backed ELD (Electronic Logging Device) Extension Act of 2017.

Hoofin' it for Hunger


Join us for this scenic trail run that takes you through fields, pastures and along the banks of the Yellowstone River just outside of Miles City. Run/walk the 1 mile, 5K, 10K or 1/2 marathon...all for a good cause! All proceeds go to the Montana Food Bank Network.

The Table is Set…


Montana’s Longest Table was orchestrated by the Fergus County Extension Service, sponsored by the Lewistown Downtown Association started by a committee of local business owners, ranchers and ag organization representatives.

Ranching 101 coming to Big Timber August 11


Wondering what’s going on at those ranches you see while you’re driving around the Big Sky state? Curious about weed control? Plan to attend the Ranching 101 “workshop” at 5 p.m. August 11 at the Sweet Grass County Fairgrounds in Big Timber.

Farmers and ranchers urged to comment on WOTUS


The Montana Farm Bureau is urging farmers and ranchers to submit comments regarding how the Water of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule would negatively affect them. Send your comments to EPA to support the repeal of the illegal 2015 WOTUS rule at fb.org/wotus-comments.

Farm Bureau National Commodity Conference covers pertinent issues


During the 2017 Farm Bureau National Commodity Conference July 16-18 in Rogers, Ark., state Farm Bureau commodity leaders shared issues and policy development ideas for their states to submit for national resolutions.

Understanding Exempt Water Rights


MFBF is urging landowners to pay attention to a notice received from the state regarding the opportunity to file on an Exempt Water Right.