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MFU Praises Tester, Grassley for Spot Market Bill

50-14 Bill will discourage market manipulation by corporate meat packers This week, Senators Tester and Grassley introduced legislation to deter big meat packers from manipulating the market. The ‘50-14’ Spot…
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Member Profile: Stacie Cornell

Stacie Cornell is this month’s member profile. Stacie is a student at MSU Northern majoring in Agriculture Operations Technology with a minor in Ag Mechanics. She says her long-term goal…
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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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Farmers Union Feeds the Troops

Farmers Union to Donate Founding Farmers meals to National Guard troops in D.C. Great Falls, MT-National Guard troops on duty in our nation’s capital will soon be getting fresh from…
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Legislative Update, week 9

By: Rachel Prevost and Kim Mangold Bills that MFU supported last week: HJ 7 — St. Mary’s and Milk River Repair and Rehabilitation: MFU supports this resolution as this project…
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Legislative Update, Week 7

Legislative update: Feb. 26, 2021 BY Rachel Prevost and Kim Mangold Bills that MFU supported this past week: SB 273 — Generally revise laws related to equipment repair: This bill…
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ACTION ALERT for COOL!

Dear Members, HB324 The Country-of-Origin Labeling Placarding Bill sponsored by Frank Smith will be heard in committee Thursday, February 11@ 3 pm in the House Ag Committee. We need your help to move this…
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Legislative Update, Week 6

Bills MFU Supported: HB 235 — Create nutrition incentive program for SNAP participants. This bill is sponsored by Rep. Tom Welch and was heard in the House Human Services Committee on Feb.…
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Legislative Update, Week 5

Legislative update for the week of January 18-22 BY Rachel Prevost and Kim Mangold Bills that MFU supported this past week: SB 26 — Clarify use of tribal agreements for…
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2021 Women’s Conference Speaker Lineup

Registration for the 2021 Virtual Annual Women’s Conference is underway!  Join us for a line-up of dynamic speakers, essential topics and creative connection across Montana. See the full AGENDA