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  • Montana Stockgrowers Association’s 135th Convention Headed to Billings November 20, 2019
    (BILLINGS, MT) – The Montana Stockgrowers Association will hold its 135th Annual Convention & Trade Show December 10 – 12, in Billings, Montana. In-person registration begins Tuesday, December 10 at 12:00 p.m. or attendees can register online at www.mtbeef.org/msga-events/annual-convention-and-trade-show/. MSGA’s Annual
    Colter Brown
  • Top Tips to Better Understand Your Ag Operation’s Financial Situation November 20, 2019
    SPONSORED- As a farmer or agricultural producer, you have a lot on your mind. Will the weather hold out for harvest? Do you have the necessary equipment to be successful? How will you protect your legacy for
    Amelia Siroky
  • Changes Continue for H-2A Program November 20, 2019
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a policy memorandum that requires requests for temporary foreign workers for range sheep or goat herding or production be subject to the same requirements as other temporary agricultural workers.   USCIS
    Leif Bakken
  • Montana State AGR Members Continue to Give Back November 19, 2019
    The Alpha Delta chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho (AGR) at Montana State has been very busy in the philanthropy department over the course of 2019. The chapter came up with several new events and outlets for donations
    Colter Brown
  • All Livestock Antibiotics Will Soon Require a Vet’s Prescription November 19, 2019
    No longer will producers who need injectable antibiotics for their cattle be able to just grab them at their local feed store or order them online. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service wants producers to be aware that
    Colter Brown
  • New Beef Campaign Across Montana November 18, 2019
    BILLINGS, MONTANA – The Montana Beef Council is launching a new campaign to focus on the merits of their favorite protein, beef, focusing on the simplicity of one ingredient with multiple benefits. Three billboard locations were selected
    Leif Bakken
  • Montana Farm Bureau Federation Celebrates 100 Years November 14, 2019
    The Montana Farm Bureau Federation celebrated their centennial convention this week in Billings. Members from all over the state attended to take in the event and continue the work of the grass-roots organization that has represented farmers
    Colter Brown
  • New Wheat and Barley Bureau Chief Selected November 14, 2019
    Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture is excited to announce that Cassidy Marn has accepted the Bureau Chief position for the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee.  Cassidy has served as the bureau’s Trade and Marketing
    Colter Brown
  • Why Sustainability? November 14, 2019
    By Ethan Lane, Vice President, Government Affairs, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association When the topic of sustainability comes up in conversation in cattle circles, it’s common to see heads shaking. It’s not a topic we like to discuss
    Colter Brown
  • Young Farmers and Ranchers Donate To Food Bank November 13, 2019
    The Montana Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) Committee presented a check for $8300 to the Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) at the MFBF YF&R luncheon Tuesday, November 12 in Billings. The donation came
    Andy Schwab