FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 24, 2017

Lyndsay Bruno, Communications Director

Office: 452-6406; Cell: 788-8777

lbruno@montanafarmersunion.com

Montana Farmers Union to Participate in Farm Bill Listening Sessions 

Great Falls- Education and advocacy for the 2018 Farm Bill is a top priority of Montana Farmers Union. Friday, May 26 President Alan Merrill and Membership Director Justin Loch will each serve on different Farm Bill panel listening sessions hosted by Senator Jon Tester. Justin Loch will represent Montana Farmers Union serving on a panel in Glendive and President Merrill at a session in Lewistown.

“We realize the urgency to begin the process of fighting for Montana’s farmers and ranchers on the Farm Bill,” said Merrill. “Provisions including crop insurance, the nutrition title, support of rural development and access to credit are forefront in the debate. We appreciate the senator’s invitation to be part of the process and look forward to hearing from producers as to their priorities in regards to the Farm Bill. ”

 

 Farm Bill Listening Session

Friday, May 26, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Dawson Community College

Room UC 102

300 College Dr., Glendive

 

Farm Bill Listening Session

Friday, May 26, 2017

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Lewistown Public Library

Meeting Room

701 West Main Street, Lewistown

 

The Farm Bill is set to expire in September of 2018. Montana Farmers Union will host a Farm Bill session June 28th in Great Falls. The public is invited to attend. Further details to come.

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