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January 16th, 2014: Montana student presented with national essay contest award in Texas

SAN ANTONIO–Mekdes Lombardi, a junior at Powell High School in Deer Lodge, traveled to the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention in San Antonio to receive her award as winner of the AFB Foundation for Agriculture Growing World Essay Contest. Her essay, titled “Fighting Hunger with Hybrid Seed Technology” focused on the book The Man Who […] Continue reading . . .

January 16th, 2014: Montana young farmers and ranchers compete at national convention

SAN ANTONIO – Two women from the Montana Farm Bureau had the opportunity to compete in national Young Farmers and Ranchers competitions during the annual American Farm Bureau Convention January 11-14 in San Antonio. Hope Kincheloe, winner of the Montana Farm Bureau YF&R Discussion Meet, participated in the national event. “By meeting other young people […] Continue reading . . .

January 16th, 2014: MFBF Women well-represented at national convention

SAN ANTONIO – Members of the Montana Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee (MFBF WLC) traveled to San Antonio to participate in the Women’s Leadership activities held during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 95th Annual Convention. The new theme for the WLC’s program of work is “Growing Strong” which was applauded by the MFBF WLC participants […] Continue reading . . .

January 13th, 2014: MFBF receives awards at AFBF Convention

SAN ANTONIO – The Montana Farm Bureau has received six State Awards for Excellence in Agriculture Education and Outreach; Leadership Development; Member Services; Policy Development & Implementation; Public Relations & Communications; and Membership Initiatives. MFBF also won two President’s Awards for Member Services and Membership Initiatives. President’s Awards are the “best of the best” and […] Continue reading . . .

January 9th, 2014: Farm Bureau Welcomes TPA Legislation

The American Farm Bureau Federation today welcomed the introduction of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation in Congress. Farm Bureau believes TPA is the catalyst needed to advance U.S. proposals to reduce tariffs and improve market access for farmers and ranchers in trade negotiations. The legislation was introduced by Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-Mont.), […] Continue reading . . .

January 7th, 2014: Farm Family Business Management Forum

“Are You Getting A Passing Grade in Farm Family Business Management?” is the topic at a day-long seminar from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, January 24 at the Eagles Club during the Winter Fair in Lewistown. This session examines key managerial proficiencies that must be implemented to succeed in a family farm business and […] Continue reading . . .

January 3rd, 2014: MFBF Campaign School scheduled for February in Helena

Thinking about running for office in 2014? Don’t miss Montana Farm Bureau’s Campaign School February 17-18 at the Red Lion Colonial Inn in Helena. This two-day comprehensive strategy session covers everything from selecting your campaign theme and issues to how to set up your campaign structure, how to manage money and how to win. It […] Continue reading . . .

December 19th, 2013: No Farm Bill for Christmas

By Stewart Truelsen Chances are you’ll have plenty of opportunity over the Christmas holiday season to see the classic Christmas movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Produced in 1946, it starred James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore. Stewart is George Bailey, a small-town savings and loan operator, who wishes that he never lived. Clarence, a […] Continue reading . . .

December 4th, 2013: New Resource Guide Assists Veterans in Agriculture

A new resource guide developed by Farm Bureau and the Farmer Veteran Coalition Partnership is now available. Farm Bureau and the FVC are working together to train beginning farmers, make equipment available to veteran farmers and help find farm ownership or employment opportunities for members of the military transitioning into the civilian workforce. “Through this […] Continue reading . . .

November 22nd, 2013: Decision to Join

John Brewer, President & CEO of the The Billings Chamber of Commerce/Convention and Visitors Bureau conducted a very well received presentation titled, “The Decision to Join”, during the recent MFBF Convention.  He has graciously agreed to allow MFBF to post the presentation on our website for members to view. You can view or download the presentation by […] Continue reading . . .
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