The new Congress poses challenges to farm and ranch legislation due to the increasing number of urban Congressmen. With the changeover in the House, it’s especially important for Farm Bureau members to engage with their Congressmen.
Hans McPherson, a diversified farmer from Stevensville, was re-elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the American Farm Bureau during the organization’s 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans.
“It really has become the social center of the community.” Small town breweries bring vitality to rural communities.
Duvall told members to gear up for additional opportunities related to regulatory reform, farm labor, trade and infrastructure, including rural broadband.
MFBF has received the Pinnacle Award for Program and Membership Achievement during American Farm Bureau 100th Annual Convention.
Developers cannot be so financially burdened by this Program that they will not invest in our rural communities. The Program must equitably balance conservation and development together.
The 66th Montana Legislature convened Monday, Jan.7 in Helena. Here are some key agriculture issues that were introduced in committee this week.
The success of Montana’s agriculture industry is dependent upon water and water right certainty. It is easily the single most important resource for people across Montana.
You finally got a meeting scheduled to talk directly with your state legislator or member of Congress. Great! Now What?
Already, a whole slew of bill titles and drafts are circulating. While we expect to see a much higher volume of bills than the list below here’s a quick update on a few topics we’ve been keeping tabs on throughout the interim.