MFU HOLDS VIRTUAL CONVENTION

by Kim mangold, Government affairs director MFU HOLDS VIRTUAL CONVENTION- After a lot of careful consideration and planning the MFU Policy Committee, under Jeff Bang’s leadership, presented a new and improved 2020 Policy Book to the General Membership at the annual...

MFU Partners with Farmers to Families

6,172 Food boxes distributed through September 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic created significant strains on the food system in western Montana. With the closures of schools and restaurants, many farmers lost a portion of their market and had fewer opportunities to sell...
New Cooperative Mobile Harvest Unit

New Cooperative Mobile Harvest Unit

Montana Farmers Union secures funds to start cooperative mobile slaughtering business and first college curriculum in the United States to teach meat processing from harvest to retail Great Falls, MT-Montana Farmers Union is pleased to announce it is the recipient of...

Town Hall Recordings Now Online

Montana Farmers Union Hosts Virtual Town Halls Montana Farmers Union held a series of town halls with candidates for Montana Governor, U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate, where they discussed the effects of the pandemic on agriculture. The COVID -19 pandemic highlighted...

Webinar: Rangeland Weed News You Don’t Want to Miss

Dr. Jane Mangold Professor Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Join us Tuesday, October 13 @ noon for a webinar on rangeland weeds featuring presenter Dr. Jane Mangold. Dr. Mangold will discuss the newest addition to the Montana noxious weed list, ventenata,...

Montana Farmers Union Hosts Virtual Town Halls

Great Falls, MT- COVID-19 has disrupted the agricultural sector in a variety of ways. The pandemic has exposed a break in the food supply chain that was compounded by the loss of foreign trade, low farm gate prices, and multinational packing plant disruptions. ...