Congress, White House Come to Agreement on USMCA

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 House and Congress had come to an...

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 $14.5 billion dollars of taxpayer funds targeted to help producers...
Daines & Gianforte Must Take Immediate Action on CSKT

Daines & Gianforte Must Take Immediate Action on CSKT

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe (CSKT) Water Compact took over a decade to negotiate with water users on and off the CSKT nation. The CSKT will protect the rights of water users across Montana. It passed the Montana Legislature with bipartisan support and...
Congress, White House Come to Agreement on USMCA

Fix USMCA and Finish Trans Pacific Agreements

BY WALTER SCHWEITZER We currently have a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico called NAFTA.I support the resolution unanimously approved by the National Farmers Union(NFU) board of directors asking Congress to fix USMCA. To gain NFU support for USMCA, Congress must...
Members Gather for the 104th Annual State Convention

Members Gather for the 104th Annual State Convention

The 2019 state convention theme Exploring Ideas, Innovation and Impact brought members together from all over the state. The event was held October 25-26 at the Heritage Inn. The convention featured workshops on precision agriculture, trade, grizzly management, malt...