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MFU Comments on COVID Relief BILL

March 11, 2021 HELENA, Mont. — Rural communities are big beneficiaries from the COVID-19 relief bill Congress passed on Wednesday. The $1.9 trillion bill has some well-known provisions, such as $1,400 stimulus…
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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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Hard Work Pays at County Fairs

It’s fair time in Montana, and for local 4H kids, that means show time. Unlike the midway carnival scene that characterizes what many people think when they imagine a fair,…
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Raising Yaks the Montana Way

MFU Member Profile: Where in Montana can you find a Tibetan Yak and a resident camel? Nestled near Kalispell is Spring Brook Yak Ranch, home to Tibetan yak, horses and…
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Grassley co-sponsors bill to make meat, poultry industry more accountable

By Darrell Ehrlick  – June 14, 2021 New, bipartisan legislation is aimed at examining anticompetitive practices in the meat and poultry industries. Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Mike Rounds, R-S.D.,…
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“Food Security for Us” Campaign Gets National Recognition

Wendt Advertising Recognized Nationally for Work on MFU’s “Food Security for Us” Campaign The Wendt Agency in Great Falls is a recipient of the Communicator Awards of Excellence and a…
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Matt Rains to Lead Special Projects

Montana Farmers Union is pleased to an­nounce the hiring of Matt Rains as Special Projects Manager for the organization. Rains is a horse breeder and trainer for the Birdtail Ranch.…
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MFU Commends Governor Gianforte

MFU Commends Governor Gianforte for Urging the DOJ to Continue Investigation into Meatpacking Industry Great Falls, MT- Montana Farmers Union applauds Governor Greg Gianforte for signing on to joint letter…
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Cattlemen U Live Event

July 22, 2021 - July 25, 2021