October 14 & 15 in Helena
Cultivating community for more than 100 years.
Each Fall Montana Farmers Union holds its annual convention. Members from throughout the state attend the event to vote on bylaws, policy, enjoy educational workshops, see old friends and meet new ones. The annual convention always features a great lineup of speakers and family friendly entertainment. Bring the whole family and utilize the Youth Day Camp available at no extra cost throughout Convention.
Join us October 14-15 in Helena at the Delta Hotels Helena Colonial – Marriott, and be sure to mention the Montana Farmers Union Convention when booking your stay for a DISCOUNTED HOTEL RATE. Discounted rate good through October 1.REGISTER UPDATED 2022 Convention Agenda
Join us for a tour of Westmont Farms! The tour will take place October 14th for convention attendees from 10:15—11:45am. Our visit to Westmont will not only include a tour of the farm and gardens, corn maze and pumpkin patch, and refreshments will also be served. Transportation on your own. We hope to see you there!
2708 Bozeman Ave.
Helena, MT 59601
Meet Your SpeakersREGISTER
Speakers, workshops and breakout sessions will offer opportunities to learn from experts in: Regenerative Ag, rural entrepreneurship, marketing, soil health and climate resilience.
Plus, gain insights from panel discussions, New Markets for MT Meats, Reviving Rural: Entrepeneurship, and Regenerative Agriculture.UPDATED 2022 Convention Agenda
Offering insight from a 23-year career as a newspaper reporter covering MT politics and state government, focusing on campaigns, the Legislature, health care, energy, the environment, and many other important issues.
retired MT political reporter. Author
After years of trial and error, I have learned what works and what doesn’t. I get to help other agriculture and rural business owners do the same thing so they can grow their business through online marketing.
marketing consultant, Snowy Mountain Marketing
Connecting Ag to schools, Aubree Roth has worked with Montana Team Nutrition Program since 2010 supporting Montana farm to school initiatives and serves as a Partner for the National Farm to School Network.
MT Farm to School Coordinator, MT Team Nutrition Program at MSU
Educator for the Ag In the Classroom Foundation since 2020, with 20 years of experience in classrooms, from k-12 Special Education to Talented and Gifted, to technology to k-5 classroom teaching. Her husband Marc manages the Ox Bow in Wolf Creek where they live with their three teen-aged daughters.
MONTANA AG IN THE CLASSROOM
New Markets for MT Meats
This panel will offer insight into breaking out of the commodity market and selling meat locally and regionally. Panelists vary in scale and methods, but will offer insights and lessons learned. Moderated by Courtney Kibblewhite, Northern Ag Network. Panelists:
MONTANA PREMIUM PROCESSING CO-OP
Bill Jones, General Manager
DEBRUYCKER CHAROLAIS MEATS
HAPPY STEER RANCH
STICK LEG RANCH