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 By Ag News Wire    Ag Roundup    May 4, 2016

Legislation Introduced for Tax Savings for FFA, 4-H Student Projects

The Montana Farm Bureau is urging Congressional support for S. 2774, the Agriculture Student EARN Act. The Act, introduced by Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), would make the first $5,000 of income earned by students completing...

 
 By Ag News Wire    Ag Roundup    May 4, 2016

Accurate Ag Book Gets Thumbs Up From Young Readers

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has presented its ninth annual Book of the Year award to Susan Grigsby for “First Peas to the Table.” In this lighthearted story, a little girl, Maya, and her classmates learn about gardens and...

 
 By Ag News Wire    News    April 27, 2016

Legislation Introduced for Tax Savings for FFA, 4-H Student Projects

The Montana Farm Bureau is urging Congressional support for S. 2774, the Agriculture Student EARN Act. The Act, introduced by Senators Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), would make the first $5,000 of income earned by students completing...

 
 By Ag News Wire    News    March 30, 2016

BNSF Railway Trims Freight Rates

BNSF Railway, Montana’s primary freight carrier, has announced a decrease in its tariff rates for shipments of wheat in the Northern states. BNSF’s Vice-President of Ag Products, John Miller discussed the reduction of wheat rates by $100 per car...

 

Ag Week Time To Promote Land Stewardship

Agriculture Week, March 13-19, is a time to celebrate agriculture in classrooms and communities across the country. The 2016 theme is “Agriculture: Stewards of a Healthy Planet.” Ag statistics show that farmers have used careful stewardship...

 

Farm Bureau: TPP Will Boost Farm Exports, Income

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has released its findings about how the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will tear down trade barriers and help level the playing field for U.S. agricultural exports to 11 nations across the Pacific Rim....

 
 By The Ag News Wire    News    March 2, 2016

Farm Bureau Members Work On Agricultural Advocacy, Issues In D.C.

Members of Montana Farm Bureau traveled to Washington, D.C. for the American Farm Bureau Issues Advisory Committee Meetings and Agricultural Advocacy Conference. The meetings, held February 22-25,...

 

Farm Bureau Foundation Holds Speech Contest During FFA Convention

The Montana Farm Bureau is holding their annual Youth Speech Contest in conjunction with the Montana FFA State Convention, March 30 - April 2, 2016 at Montana State University in Bozeman. The contest is open to seventh, eighth and ninth grade...

 

Montana Farm Bureau Comments On GAO Decision About EPA Breaking The Law

The Montana Farm Bureau is applauding the legal opinion released today by the U.S. Government Accountability Office that found the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) broke the law with its social media and grassroots lobbying campaign advocating...

 
 By Ag News Wire    News    December 23, 2015

Farm Bureau Board Votes To Support International Trade Agreement

The American Farm Bureau Board of Directors has voted to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, stating that it would be economically beneficial for agriculture. Montana Farm Bureau President Bob Hanson, who sits on the AFBF Board,...

 

Montana Farm Bureau Proud Of MSU College Of Agriculture Listing

The Montana Farm Bureau is proud to learn Montana State University College of Agriculture has been named one of the four best colleges for studying agriculture by the online service, Campus Explorer. According to Campus Explorer, MSU’s College of...

 

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