Month: December 2019

President Schweitzer: Funding in Appropriations Package a Win for Family Farms

MFU President Walter Schweitzer Issues Statement on Senator Tester’s Work on the Appropriations Package: “We would like to thank Senator Tester for securing several Montana provisions in the appropriations package…
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MFU applauds Daines and Tester for taking action on the CSKT Water Compact

Great Falls, MT- Montana Farmers Union would like to thank Senator Steve Daines and Senator Jon Tester for introducing a bill to settle the Confederated Salish Kootenai Tribes Water Compact…
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Congress, White House Come to Agreement on USMCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2019 Contact: Hannah Packman, 202.554.1600 hpackman@nfudc.org WASHINGTON – After many months of negotiations, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi announced today that the White…
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Corporate Subsidies Instead of Trade

MFU President’s Blog by Walter Schweitzer; December 2019 To offset losses caused by trade wars the USDA created a taxpayer funded program called the Market Facilitation Program(MFP). Much of the…
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