It is time for those of us with a connection to agriculture to refine our efforts to bridge this information gap.
Three MFBF members who earned a trip to the nation’s capital had an opportunity to tour the Capitol and the White House, meet with Congressmen, visit with the major decision makers at USDA, and glean critical information from AFBF’s public policy team.
Recently, Montana Farm Bureau members attended the National Commodity Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Russel Steinbeisser shares highlights from their meetings.
Wheat farmers in the state take up a war on black stem rust, while Uncle Sam Hampton fights his own battle to build community though county Farm Bureaus.
A successful 1921 Farm Bureau convention leads to big changes for Montana, including joining the national federation and a new interest in economic & political programs.
MFBF's Commodity Advisory Committees met during Summer Conference at Fairmont Hotsprings to discuss a variety of issues impacting many sectors of the ag industry.
The Montana Farm Bureau is pleased that the 2018 Farm Bill has passed the Senate. "We are very thankful for Senator Jon Tester and Senator Steve Daines’ work on this bill, and to our members who contacted their Senators to urge their support of this important piece of legislation." - MFBF President Hans McPherson.
Trade and the farm bill topped the list of topics discussed during the Joint National Commodity Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Two Montana Farm Bureau members were selected to serve on national commodity committees: Gail Vennes, beef and Russel Steinbeisser, sugar and pulse crops.
Mark your calendar! Montana’s Fifteenth Annual Young Ag Leadership Conference (YALC) is set to take place October 5- 7, 2018 at the Big Horn Resort in Billings