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MFU Praises Tester, Grassley for Spot Market Bill

50-14 Bill will discourage market manipulation by corporate meat packers This week, Senators Tester and Grassley introduced legislation to deter big meat packers from manipulating the market. The ‘50-14’ Spot…
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MFU Comments on COVID Relief BILL

March 11, 2021 HELENA, Mont. — Rural communities are big beneficiaries from the COVID-19 relief bill Congress passed on Wednesday. The $1.9 trillion bill has some well-known provisions, such as $1,400 stimulus…
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Apply Now for 2021 Leadership Co-hort!

July 15-18, 2021. Watertown SD October 2021 Great Falls MT Feb 26-March 1, 2022 NFU Convention Denver Colorado 2022 Washington DC Fly-in This program is fully-sponsored by the Farmers Union…
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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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Montana Farmers Union to Host Traveling Workshop Series

Great Falls, MT- Montana Farmers Union is excited to host the traveling workshop series Rebuilding Food Resiliency. In May MFU is taking the program to Havre, Lewistown, Shelby and Choteau.…
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Legislative Update, April 16

Budget Bills that MFU supported this week: HB 14 – Long-Range Building Bonding Program: In HB 14, MFU supports the funding request for the Montana Veterinarian Diagnostic and Ag Analytical…
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Legislative Update, April 7

 Bills that MFU supported last week: HB 657 – Establish the rural broadband revolving loan account: This bill is providing a rural broadband revolving loan account to get rural broadband…
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Member Profile: Stacie Cornell

Stacie Cornell is this month’s member profile. Stacie is a student at MSU Northern majoring in Agriculture Operations Technology with a minor in Ag Mechanics. She says her long-term goal…
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