Category: President’s Blog

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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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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All eyes on agriculture this week

This has been a busy week for agriculture with the appointment of Sonny Purdue to the post of Secretary of Agriculture and President Donald Trump’s executive order which creates a task force to examine the state of agriculture.

2023 Montana Farmers Union Annual Convention

October 27, 2023 - October 28, 2023
Heritage Inn, Great Falls MT