3/13/2018 4:06:00 AM/Categories: Popular Posts, General News, Today's Top 5, Livestock, Grains
Kate Fuller, Lisa Few, and Jane Mongold, all of Montana State University, are asking for your help. They are gathering information on invasive annual grasses (cheatgrass, Japanese broke, medusahead, and ventenata) in Montana.
They have put together a short survey to obtain information on annual grass abundance and economic impact to livestock production systems. They are targeting livestock producers, so please take a quick minute and fill out the survey.
Anyone who chooses to take the survey and include their contact information is eligible to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards.
To take survey click here.
Source: MT Wool Growers Association
Montana Farmers Union (MFU) members spent this past week in Washington D.C. for the National Farmers Union Fly-In. Farmers took to Capitol Hill to advocate for multiple issues including the Farm Bill, rural health care and to talk trade. 350 Farmers Union members from across the nation attended this year’s event. Sharing first hand their experiences and hardships in rural America.
Today, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) Corn Board has named Jon Doggett as the organization’s new chief executive officer. Doggett is the fifth CEO in the organization’s 61-year history. The change is effective immediately.