Category: News

New Bill for Livestock Producers Introduced

On August 10th, Senators Tester and Hoeven introduced the Livestock Disaster Relief Act (S. 2707). A short summary of the bill is below.  Hoeven/Tester Livestock Disaster Relief ActSummary:  The Hoeven-Tester Livestock Disaster…
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Competition and the Packers & Stockyards Act

Great Falls, MT – Farmers, ranchers, and agricultural workers across the U.S. will benefit from a new Executive Order by President Biden to promote competition in the American economy. Agriculture…
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Should Corporations Control What You Eat?

Perhaps one of the most personal decisions you can make every day is deciding what to eat. But what happens when multinational corporations in the agricultural industry take that power…
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Biden and Tester plan to reign in the Corporate Monopolies

President Biden signed 72 directives in a series of Executive orders to try to reign in corporate abuse and to create a more competitive marketplace.  These directives are instructing agencies…
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MFU Farm Crisis Center

Farm Crisis is Community Crisis Even in the best of times, farming can be an incredibly high-stress occupation. The rural suicide rate is about 45 percent higher than the urban…
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Member Profile: Megan Hedges

Montana Farmers Union Member and Farmers Union Insurance agent from Chester talks about farming, rural communities and giving back. Q. Can you tell us about your background? I went to…
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Montana Farmers Union Dedicates Arrowpeak Camp Trail to Merrill Family

Great Falls, MT- On July 17, at Arrowpeak Camp in the Highwood Mountains, Montana Farmers Union recognized Alan Merrill and his family for their years of service to the organization…
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2021 Scholarships Awarded

Montana Farmers Union is proud to select youth scholarship recipients each year who embody the values of the 100+ year old organization. Read about these impressive young folks! To learn…
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A Step in the Right Direction for Agriculture

Executive Order to Promote Competition in Economy a Step in the Right Direction for Agriculture Great Falls, MT- Today President Biden issued 72 directives to promote competition and jumpstart the…
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2021 Annual State Convention

October 29, 2021 - October 30, 2021
Heritage Inn, Great Falls MT