Tag: MFU

Montana Farmers Union Delegates Help Shape NFU Policy

Montana farmers and ranchers joined producers from around the country this past week in San Francisco to collaborate for a stronger future for agriculture during the 121st Anniversary Convention of…
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Latest Brazilian Mad Cow Case Highlights Need for Mandatory COOL

Earlier in February, Brazilian beef exports to China were halted after a case of mad cow disease was confirmed in Brazil’s northern state of Para. “The announcement of yet another Mad…
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DOJ’s Statement of Interest in Right to Repair Case Underscores Importance to Ag Producers

John Deere should not be considered immune to antitrust laws because of the company’s assertion they have not surprised or deceived customers with their repair restrictions, according to a recent…
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Sen. Curdy: Keep MT Ag Moving with Right to Repair

BY SENATOR WILLIS CURDY, D-SD49 Montana farmers and ranchers face numerous challenges. Some of these challenges such as weather, commodity prices, and bank loan rates are beyond a single farmer’s…
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Rotunda Roundup from Montana Farmers Union: Legislative Update for Jan. 16-20

Montana Farmers Union supported ranchers and consumers in the fight to receive fair markets and transparent labeling through HB 350 last week. Many proponents advocated for the bill, which is…
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House Ag Committee Misses Opportunity on HB 350

HELENA – Montana consumers still won’t know for sure where their meat comes from, after the House Agriculture Committee voted to table a bill that would have created more truth…
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MPPC Celebrates Progress, Holds Annual Member Meeting

HAVRE – Montana Premium Processing Cooperative celebrated progress on its facility Monday, welcoming people from the community and its members for tours. The new meat processing facility in Havre is…
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Ducheneaux Praises MPPC Part of Solution to Increasing Meat Processing Capacity, Strengthening Rural Communities

HAVRE – Top leaders from the FSA and Rural Development recently toured Montana Premium Processing Cooperative, calling the facility part of the solution to a stronger food supply chain. The…
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MFU Launches Ag Ambassador Program

The 67th MT Legislature is set to begin on Jan. 4. Montana Farmers Union gives voice to agricultural and rural issues through legislative action, lobbying, and now through organizing community…
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by Kim mangold, Government affairs director MFU HOLDS VIRTUAL CONVENTION- After a lot of careful consideration and planning the MFU Policy Committee, under Jeff Bang’s leadership, presented a new and…
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2023 Montana Farmers Union Annual Convention

October 27, 2023 - October 28, 2023
Heritage Inn, Great Falls MT