2018 Producer Conference

Registration is now open for the 2018 Producer Conference! This can’t miss event will include workshops on farm succession planning, marketing and hedging, growing of Industrial Hemp and the incorporation of precision agriculture with ranching. MFU will partner...

The Power of You Multimedia Ad Campaign

Montana Farmers Union is pleased to announce the launch of a multi-media advertising campaign. The campaign the Power of You explores the the strong connection between Montana agriculture, MFU and its membership. The campaign features two member families with deep...
Shanes Honored as Centennial Family

Shanes Honored as Centennial Family

By David E., Shirley, Marc, Maggie, and Annie Shane On July 8, 2017 Shane Farm celebrated their centennial out on the farm with many friends and family, including members from the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth generations. Lester Shane was born December 6, 1879 and...
Schweitzer and Palmer named FUE Couple

Schweitzer and Palmer named FUE Couple

  By Walter Schweitzer Cindy and I come from a long line of agriculture families. Both raised in the Geyser, Montana area we were integral to our family farms and provided lots of unpaid labor. For my family agriculture was the primary source of income, but for...

2018 MFU Women’s Conference

  Join us for the 2018 Women’s Conference at Fairmont Hot Springs, February 23rd-25th. At the conference we will be focusing on women in pivoting roles and inspiring attendees to go after something they want to change in their life whether it’s a personal,...
Members Attend National Fly-In

Members Attend National Fly-In

Healthcare, the Farm Bill and Disaster Relief Front and Center in D.C. This September. MFU members and staff joined nearly 350 Farmers Union members for a day on Capitol Hill and briefings from the USDA.  The MFU delegation also met with Senator Tester, Senator Daines...
Montana Farmers Union to Attend Fly-In

Montana Farmers Union to Attend Fly-In

 Farm Programs, Access to Healthcare & Renewable Energy Among Top initiatives at D.C. Fly-In   Montana Farmers Union staff and members will attend the annual D.C. Fly-In September 10-13 to advocate for Montana farmers and ranchers. The MFU delegation will...