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Kids Learn About Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Cooperatives at Day Camp

This year, the 38 participants learned about soil erosion and health, aquatic invasive species, how cooperatives work, flag etiquette, leather stamping and more.

Approval of Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act

Approval this week from the House Agriculture Committee of the Meat and Poultry Special Investigator Act of 2022 met with praise from Montana Farmers Union. “It really is the single…
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GOP Candidates for Western U.S. House Seat talk ag, rural issues

More competition for fairer prices in agriculture and country of origin labeling are things GOP candidates for Montana’s Western U.S. House seat said they favor, although they differed on the…
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MFU Member/Rancher Near Conrad Featured

I really appreciate other women and working hard… It’s one of the things I really love about Montana Farmers Union. It took me a long time to realize how important…
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Democrats for Western U.S. House seat talk ag

Corporate monopolies must be held accountable, democratic candidates for Montana’s Western U.S. House seat said during a Congressional primary debate Friday. More info and links to watch the recording Cora…
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MFU Foundation announces grant opportunities

The Montana Farmers Union Foundation currently is accepting applications for its grant funding for the first time. The MFU Foundation has funded projects when approached in the past. Now that…
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MFU Launches Contest for All Ages

We’re looking for MFU members and friends to lend an artistic touch to this work inspired by speaker Amber Smith from the 2022 Women’s Conference! A play on the ancient…
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Tester’s Bipartisan Bill Beefs Up Fairness, Transparency in Cattle Market

Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act to give Montana ranchers a fair shake in consolidated market (U.S. Senate)—As a part of his continued effort to break up ag consolidation and…
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Events & Media Position Opening

The Events & Media Coordinator provides the main point of contact and oversight for MFU event planning and assists with communications and media.  The main goals of each event are…
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MFU Applauds new Cooperative Interstate Shipment Program

Montana State-Inspected meat processors allowed expanded market opportunities for producers across state lines Great Falls – Montana has recently finalized with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Cooperative…
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2023 Women’s Conference

February 10, 2023 - February 12, 2023
Fairmont Hot Springs