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Learning about agency work, meeting with legislators and watching a Senate Floor Session was all part of the Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Calling on the Capitol January 31-February 1 in Helena.
In his hour-long talk, the president covered topics important to America’s farmers and ranchers ranging from immigration to trade to curbing onerous regulations.
Cali Rae Rooney, winner of the Montana Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher Discussion Meet, had the opportunity to compete at the national level during American Farm Bureau’s 100th Annual Convention.
The YF&R Calling on the Capitol provides an excellent way for ag enthusiasts ages 18-35 to learn about the Montana Legislative Session and the work Montana Farm Bureau does in the state capital.
Montana has a voluntary tax check-off designation for Agricultural Literacy. These funds have the potential to provide materials and agricultural curriculum to teachers and schools across the state providing adequate knowledge of agriculture for students.