Shanes Honored as Centennial Family

Shanes Honored as Centennial Family

By David E., Shirley, Marc, Maggie, and Annie Shane On July 8, 2017 Shane Farm celebrated their centennial out on the farm with many friends and family, including members from the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth generations. Lester Shane was born December 6, 1879 and...
Schweitzer and Palmer named FUE Couple

Schweitzer and Palmer named FUE Couple

  By Walter Schweitzer Cindy and I come from a long line of agriculture families. Both raised in the Geyser, Montana area we were integral to our family farms and provided lots of unpaid labor. For my family agriculture was the primary source of income, but for...
Members Attend National Fly-In

Members Attend National Fly-In

Healthcare, the Farm Bill and Disaster Relief Front and Center in D.C. This September. MFU members and staff joined nearly 350 Farmers Union members for a day on Capitol Hill and briefings from the USDA.  The MFU delegation also met with Senator Tester, Senator Daines...
Montana Farmers Union to Attend Fly-In

Montana Farmers Union to Attend Fly-In

 Farm Programs, Access to Healthcare & Renewable Energy Among Top initiatives at D.C. Fly-In   Montana Farmers Union staff and members will attend the annual D.C. Fly-In September 10-13 to advocate for Montana farmers and ranchers. The MFU delegation will...
MFU Sponsors Young Ag Leadership Conference

MFU Sponsors Young Ag Leadership Conference

Montana Farmers Union is pleased to be a joint sponsor of the 2017 Young Ag Leadership Conference at the Radisson Colonial Hotel in Helena October 13-15. The event will feature workshops on crop and livestock programs, emerging technologies, leadership development,...