Policy Development Articles




Montana Farm Bureau Applauds Delay of Unlawful WOTUS Rule


Farmers and ranchers expressed relief following today’s action by the U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to delay implementation of a 2015 rule that expansively defined waters of the U.S. (WOTUS).

Four Montanans to serve on national agricultural issues committees


Four Montana Farm Bureau members have been chosen to serve on National Issue Advisory Committees for American Farm Bureau Federation. These committees play an important role in AFBF’s policy implementation and development.

President's Top Three from D.C.


President Hans McPherson was in Washington D.C. last week attending meetings. Check out the highlights from his trip.

Montana Farm Bureau elects officers during annual convention in Billings


Hans McPherson, a diversified rancher from Stevensville, was re-elected as president of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation during the organization’s annual convention Nov. 12-15 in Billings. Cyndi Johnson, a Conrad small grains farmer, was re-elected as vice president.

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


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

Advocacy in Washington D.C.


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

Keynote speakers provide food for thought at Montana Farm Bureau Convention


MFBF members attending their organization’s convention Nov. 12-15 in Billings will have the opportunity to hear keynote speakers on distinctly different topics: leadership, genetically modified crops study results, and the importance of mentoring.

Montana Agriculture: Listen. Learn. Lead


In this week's post about the upcoming MFBF convention we're announcing the keynote speaker during the Awards Banquet on Tuesday evening.

Friday Feature: Further Your Agricultural Education


Convention registration closes one week from today--don't miss out!

Montana Farm Bureau 98th Annual Convention slated for November in Billings


"Listen, Learn and Lead” is the theme of the 98th Annual Montana Farm Bureau Convention November 12-15 at the Northern and DoubleTree Hotels in Billings.