Blog Articles




Zach Weimortz: From California to Montana—a look at agriculture and consumer relations


It’s better to involve someone in in the discussion than just telling them something. Understand why they believe what they do and figure out where that belief came from.

The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same


Many of the same issues that farmers faced in Montana in 1919 are almost identical to the ones we are facing in 2019.

Back to School, Already?


Right this very minute you might be rolling your eyes at me for talking about back to school. But August is back-to-school month.

Brews with the Farm Bureau


Because, “reinforcing and strengthening member county farm bureaus” is part of the mission of the MFBF, we also focused the gathering on membership.

Ag in MY Classroom: Win-Win for Teachers and Agriculture


We have some phenomenal educators across the Big Sky State who teach students about agriculture in innovative and original ways.

Marrying into Ag: Lessons from the Refined City Chic


Even though she grew up in rural Montana Corry Arntzen didn't know what she was getting into when she married a rancher.

Water Security is Essential for Montana Agriculture


One of the largest issues looming for Montana water users is the completion of the CSKT Water Compact.

Interim Committees Tackle Tough Topics


Interim committees have been assigned and most have had their first meeting. Find out what they're up to and how it will affect Montana agriculture.

In the Age of Digital Technology, Leadership Programs Remain Essential


Leadership is an absolutely humanistic element sought in all areas of our lives.

Agriculture Risk Mitigation: How to Be Prepared


Farming equipment and livestock offer a unique set of challenges for first responders. This event providing some training and tips for handing an agriculture emergency.