MFU Meets with STB to Discuss Rail Rates

MFU Meets with STB to Discuss Rail Rates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Great Falls, MT – Chris Christiaens of Montana Farmers Union and Presidents of North Dakota and South Dakota Farmers Union met last week with the Surface Transportation Board in Washington, D.C., to discuss the rate per ton mile increase in rail...

90,000 Montanans’ Healthcare in Jeopardy

90,000 Montanans’ Healthcare in Jeopardy

Front and center this week is the Medicaid Expansion Bill, HB 658, which failed to pass the State Senate Thursday with the body locked in a 25-25 tie. Governor Steve Bullock issued a statement shortly after saying, “The 96,000 Montanans who rely on Medicaid expansion...

MFU WOMEN ATTEND NATIONAL CONFERENCE

MFU WOMEN ATTEND NATIONAL CONFERENCE

By Laura Garber There is no doubt about it, women farmers are taking American agriculture into the future! At the National Farmers Union Women’s Conference held in San Diego, CA this past January, over 80 women in agriculture from as far as Hawaii, Wisconsin, and New...

MFU takes ATV safety on the road

MFU takes ATV safety on the road

By Justin Loch membership director Farm and Ranch Safety has always been important to Montana Farmers Union and its members. National Farmers Union, with funding from Montana Farmers Union and other Farmers Union states, has developed a whole farm safety program with...

SPECIAL ALERT: FSA Offices to Temporarily Reopen

SPECIAL ALERT: FSA Offices to Temporarily Reopen

Farmers Union Urges Members to Take Advantage of Limited Opportunity Dear National Farmers Union members, As you are well aware, a lapse in funding has caused a government shutdown affecting the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and several other federal agencies....

Farm Bill Explained

Farm Bill Explained

President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law, authorizing and funding America’s farm and food programs through fiscal year 2023. Though there is still significant work to be done to improve our food system, many of the provisions included in the bill are...

2018 State Convention Unites Members

2018 State Convention Unites Members

MFU members from across the state came together to celebrate the 103rd annual convention at the Holiday Inn Great Falls. The conventions theme of Moving Agriculture forward featured educational workshops on estate and business planning, cattle handling, food safety...

Upcoming Events

  1. MFU State Convention

    October 25 @ 12:00 pm - October 26 @ 8:00 pm