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Montana Farm Bureau Campaign Seminar registration now open
Registration for the 2022 Montana Farm Bureau Campaign Seminar is now open. The two-day, interactive, comprehensive seminar takes place February 10-11, 2022 at the Delta Colonial Inn in Helena.
Farm Bureau: Survey Shows Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Up 14%
Enjoying Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends is a priority for many Americans, but paying attention to how the meal will impact the budget is also important. Farm Bureau’s 36th annual survey indicates the average cost of this year’s classic Thanksgiving feast for 10 is $53.31 or less than $6.00 per person.
Making grazing management decisions after severe drought
Dr. Jeff Mosley, MSU Extension, talked to a packed room in the Grazing Management; Decisions After Severe Drought workshop at the MFBF Convention in Billings last week. In his presentation, Mosley explained that drought is an inevitable part of normal climate fluctuations in the semi-arid rangeland that exists in Montana.
Build Back Better Act Would Hurt Rural America
“Montana Farm Bureau Federation stands with American Farm Bureau in opposition to the text of the Build Back Better reconciliation bill. As Montana farmers and ranchers, we appreciate the effort from both sides of the Congressional aisle to protect or prohibit those specific tax issues which could have impacted us so negatively – eliminating stepped up basis, estate and transfer taxes, and increased capital gains taxes.”, MFBF President Cyndi Johnson