Tag: montana legislature

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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Rotunda Roundup from Montana Farmers Union: Legislative Update for Jan. 16-20

BY RACHEL PREVOST AND JASMINE KROTKOV, MFU GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS TEAM This week, Montana Farmers Union had a busy week in the Capitol, working on the issues important to family farmers,…
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Schweitzer: Right to Repair Still Needs to Be Fixed

Recently there has been a media blast by John Deere claiming a Memorandum of Understanding signed with American Farm Bureau Federation provides right to repair for farmers, ranchers, and independent…
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Rotunda Roundup from Montana Farmers Union: Legislative Update for Jan. 9-13

The following is a weekly update of Montana Farmers Union involvement in the Montana Legislative Session. MFU is the state’s largest and oldest grassroots farm advocacy organization representing family farms,…
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MFU Members Talk Ag at Capitol

Montana Farmers Union members kept agriculture at the forefront of legislators’ attention during the first ever MFU Legislative Drive In held Jan. 3-4 in Helena. The Drive In schedule included…
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MFU Urges Farmers to File

Part of the foundation of Farmers Union is advocacy and legislative involvement. MFU is encouraging members and community members to file for candidacy- regardless of party affiliation. “We need more…
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Montana Farmers Union Appreciates Action on Meat Inspection Bill

Great Falls, MT- Montana Farmers Union appreciates the efforts of two state law makers whose work to amend HB2, the budget bill, and one to explore more opportunity for meat…
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Legislative Update, January 19

Hello members, below are the legislative positions of Montana Farmers Union after week two of the 67th Legislative session. We have completed our first member advocacy ambassador training on how and when…
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Legislative Update, January 8

Hello Members, the Montana Legislative Session is underway! We have two new faces on our government relations team, Kim Mangold and Rachel Prevost. Many of you know Kim from her…
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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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Winter Rendezvous 2023 in Billings

February 16, 2023
DoubleTree by Hilton, 27 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101