Faces of Camp

Faces of Camp

The 2018 season of Arrowpeak Summer Camp has come to a close. Over two-hundred youth attended camp. Three campers from the Teen Camp share their experience. Registration for the 2019 summer camp will open in April. Here’s to another great season! Roman Jacobson...
Labels key to protecting Montana pulse market

Labels key to protecting Montana pulse market

BY PAUL KANNING MONTANA PULSE CROP COMMITTEE Montana pulse growers are well into another production year with crops in most areas of the state doing well. While total acreage is down from 2017, USDA reported in June that Montana has 301,000 acres of chickpeas, 530,000...
MFU Board of Director Attends USCA Concludes Fly-In

MFU Board of Director Attends USCA Concludes Fly-In

USCA Concludes Fly-In, Continues Fight for Truthful Labeling FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 25, 2018  Lia Biondo | Director, Policy & Outreach; United States Cattlemen’s Association (WASHINGTON) – The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) put boots on...
Mid-year focuses on research & value-added business

Mid-year focuses on research & value-added business

Connecting agricultural science with today’s farming practices was the theme of the 2018 Mid-Year Conference held June 6-7 in Bozeman. The event included tours of the MSU College of Agriculture, the Fort Ellis Research Farm, the American Simmental Association and Dry...
Member Profile: A Sugar Beet Farmer’s Way of Life

Member Profile: A Sugar Beet Farmer’s Way of Life

Sarah Rachor is a fourth generation sugar beet farmer in the lower Yellowstone Valley. This year marks her second year of farming full-time. She is now the primary operator of Fresh Hopped Farm. Sarah is married and has an eight-year old daughter. Prior to farming...
MFU Announces 2018 Scholarship Winners

MFU Announces 2018 Scholarship Winners

Montana Farmers Union holds education of its members in high esteem. MFU is constantly on the lookout for opportunities that promote education. In doing so, several scholarships have been developed to enhance success in educational endeavors. We offer seven...
Member Profile: Colter DeVries

Member Profile: Colter DeVries

Colter DeVries is the founder of Colt James Ranches in Roberts, Montana. He raises Wagyu cattle and has discovered a niche market with a focus on holistic management practices balanced with stainability. His experience in commercial/agricultural banking coupled with a...
Women’s Conference Unites MFU Women

Women’s Conference Unites MFU Women

To pivot is defined as to turn on or around a central point. Women who attended the 2018 MFU Women’s Conference at Fairmont Hot Springs delved into the term pivot and the bigger picture of what a pivot for change might mean for them. To help explore this theme the...
Member Profile: Eric Bergman

Member Profile: Eric Bergman

Eric Bergman and his wife Audra own and operate Groundworks Farm in Fort Shaw. Recently Eric has assumed a new role as Director of the Food and Ag Development Center in Great Falls. Eric is very active with MFU as President of Cascade County Farmers Union and in other...