7/13/2018 8:08:00 AM/Categories: Popular Posts, Ag Conferences, Videos, Original, Today's Top 5, People in Ag, Livestock
Many factors determine the success of farmers and ranchers. Whether it be the weather, agriculture markets or decisions from the State and Federal Government. What happens when farmers and ranchers become entangled in litigation and courtroom battles? Many seek help from agriculture associations that they are members of and also legal advocates. The Mountain States Legal Foundation is one group that takes on cases for hardworking agriculturists in the West.During the Montana Farm Bureau's Summer Conference, the MSLF President William Perry Pendley spoke with producers about the legal challenges the industry faces and the importance of telling their story. Lane Nordlund shares this report with Pendley. Click on the video above for more.
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.