Friday, June 8, 2018/Categories: Popular Posts, General News, Today's Top 5, Livestock, Grains
This week Russell Nemetz spoke with NDFU President Mark Watne about his trip to Russia.
Based in Rome, WFO is an international organization of farmers, who work to bring together producers and cooperative organizations to develop policies that favor and support farmer causes in developed and developing countries around the world.
Velde said farmers from all over the world discussed weather-generated damage to crops, buildings and livestock. “Whether you believe in climate change or not, the fact is, catastrophic weather events are on the rise,” he said.
Members of the assembly also appointed Wertish to chair their newly formed livestock working group. He will lead the developing dialogue on livestock issues around the world.
Northwest Farm Credit Services’ Montana State President Bill Perry has been promoted to Executive Vice President-Lending and Insurance at the company. Megan Shroyer, currently the company’s Montana Senior Vice President-Credit, has been promoted to replace Perry as Montana State President.
The premier event of the Montana Bale Trail is the annual WHAT THE HAY contest. This amazing display of whimsical, cleverly decorated and sculpted hay lines a 22-mile route from Hobson to Utica to Windham. This years event will be held on September 9th. Expect to see over 50 hay bale sculptures. People’s Choice Ballots will be handed out at the contest entrances in Hobson and Windham, beginning at 8 a.m. Live ballot voting ends at 5 p.m.
Helena, Mont. - The Montana Department of Agriculture’s annual Pesticide Disposal Events will be held in several locations across Montana during September. The collection events will be held September 18 in Havre; September 19 in Great Falls; September 20 in Bozeman; and September 21 in Columbus. The annual events have collected more than 586,860 pounds of waste pesticides since it began in 1994.