10/11/2017 3:00:00 PM/Categories: Popular Posts, Today's Top 5, Opinions
Tax reform has recently taken center stage in Congress, and the discussions and news stories are heating up. Farmers and ranchers are especially interested in the discussion, as agriculture is a high-risk, high-input, capital-intensive business that needs certain provisions in the tax code essential for success. Any reform of the tax code should embrace the following five principles to make the code simpler, more transparent, revenue neutral and fair to farmers and ranchers
I urge farmers or ranchers and actually everyone with a keen interest in agriculture (do you eat?) to contact Senators Jon Tester and Steve Daines, as well as Congressman Greg Gianforte, to reform the tax code so that it is simpler, more transparent, revenue neutral and fair to farmers and ranchers. It’s essential to all of us.
Recently, at the conclusion of the 2018 Montana 4-H Congress held on the campus of Montana State University a new batch of 4-H Ambassadors was announced.
Great Falls, Mont.— Governor Steve Bullock recently announced the appointment of two new directors to the Montana Wheat and Barley Committee (MWBC). Adam Carney of Scobey, will replace District 1 Director Buzz Mattelin of Culbertson, while Charlie Bumgarner of Belt, will replace District 5 Director Bruce Myllymaki of Stanford. Both Mattelin and Myllymaki are termed out, having served on the committee for 9 years.