Category: News

Grassley co-sponsors bill to make meat, poultry industry more accountable

By Darrell Ehrlick  – June 14, 2021 New, bipartisan legislation is aimed at examining anticompetitive practices in the meat and poultry industries. Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Mike Rounds, R-S.D.,…
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“Food Security for Us” Campaign Gets National Recognition

Wendt Advertising Recognized Nationally for Work on MFU’s “Food Security for Us” Campaign The Wendt Agency in Great Falls is a recipient of the Communicator Awards of Excellence and a…
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Matt Rains to Lead Special Projects

Montana Farmers Union is pleased to an­nounce the hiring of Matt Rains as Special Projects Manager for the organization. Rains is a horse breeder and trainer for the Birdtail Ranch.…
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MFU Partners with National Livestock Groups

Standing Up Transparency in the Cattle Market On Monday, May 10, 2021, member leaders of American Farm Bureau Federation, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Farmers Union, R-CALF USA, and the…
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Creating a Niche: Connecting Agriculture and Engineering

MFU Member Profile: The hemp industry in Montana and the U.S. is evolving. It’s becoming more apparent that the key to success in the industry is finding a niche in…
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Legislative Update, May 7

The 67th Legislative session adjourned Sine Die on April 29th. Stay tuned for a final wrap-up and updates in the next week regarding bills that get signed or vetoed! Action…
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Montana Farmers Union Appreciates Action on Meat Inspection Bill

Great Falls, MT- Montana Farmers Union appreciates the efforts of two state law makers whose work to amend HB2, the budget bill, and one to explore more opportunity for meat…
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Legislative Update, April 16

Budget Bills that MFU supported this week: HB 14 – Long-Range Building Bonding Program: In HB 14, MFU supports the funding request for the Montana Veterinarian Diagnostic and Ag Analytical…
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