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Boots On The Hill Articles

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Tax Bills are Out, It's Time to Act!

11/15/2017

With new tax reform plans released, it's time for farmers and ranchers to weigh in.

Advocacy in Washington D.C.

11/13/2017

MFBF's Lillian Ostendorf recently traveled to our nation's capitol and had the opportunity to meet with our congressional delegation.

Farewell to the 65th Legislative Session

8/18/2017

A list of Montana legislators who earned Honorable Mention on the Montana Farm Bureau Legislative Report Card. You are great friends to agriculture!

Our hats are off to you, Sen. Ankney and Rep. Cook!

8/10/2017

Senator Duane Ankney and Rep. Rob Cook were honored with the Montana Farm Bureau's Golden Windmill Award for their service to agriculture in the 2017 Montana Legislative Session.

Our hats off to you, Sen. Osmundson and Rep. Fitzgerald!

8/9/2017

Senator Ryan Osmundson and Rep. Ross Fitzgerald were honored with the Montana Farm Bureau's Golden Windmill Award for their service to agriculture in the 2017 Montana Legislative Session.

Our hats are off to you, Sen. Hoven and Rep. McKamey!

8/4/2017

Senator Brian Hoven and Rep. Wendy McKamey were honored with the Montana Farm Bureau's Golden Windmill Award for their service to agriculture in the 2017 Montana Legislative Session.

Our hats are off to you, Sen. Lang and Rep. Shaw!

8/4/2017

Senator Mike Lang and Rep. Ray Shaw were honored with the Montana Farm Bureau's Golden Windmill Award for their service to agriculture in the 2017 Montana Legislative Session.

Seed Bill passes, House considers tax incentive for pulse processors

3/24/2017

The Seed Bill will protect the private property rights of landowners by preventing a potential patchwork of regulation on a county-by-county basis. It’s important that Montana’s farmers and ranchers now reach out to Governor Bullock to tell him how much we value our right to make our own decisions about what we plant and grow in our fields.

Bill would give stock water, domestic users deadline to file on formerly exempt water rights

3/17/2017

We’re well into the second half of the Legislative session, and it was another busy week in Helena. At this point, many of the bills we see before committees are bills we’ve previously testified on that are completing the second half of their journey through the legislative process.

Seed bill needs more Montana voices

3/10/2017

Montana’s seed bill is a proactive measure to keep seed regulation decisions in the state’s hands so that local farmers and ranchers know exactly where to look for guidance, just like they do with fertilizer laws. Please reach out to your urban Legislators especially to share why the regulatory consistency offered in the seed bill is important to you.

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