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Colorado County to Proceed with Phasing Out GMO Crops

12/2/2016 2:01:00 PM
Boulder County voted to proceed with a policy to phase out the growing of genetically modified corn and sugar beets on county-owned farmland. >> Read More

USFRA Luanches "Straight Talk" Campaign on the Important Role of GMOs

10/31/2016 2:36:00 PM
A coalition of agricultural groups has launched a campaign on the important role GMOs play in improving sustainability in the food production system. >> Read More

Brazil Approves Import of GMO Crops from U.S.

10/11/2016 1:24:00 PM
Two months after Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture asked the country to temporary lift restrictions, Brazil was approved to import genetically modified corn from the U.S.  >> Read More

Farm Bureau applauds signing of the National Biotech Disclosure into Law

7/30/2016 3:21:00 PM

The Montana Farm Bureau is pleased that President Obama has signed the GMO labeling bill into law.

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House Votes on GMO Labeling Friday

7/13/2016 2:59:00 PM

The House Rules Committee advanced the Senate's GMO labeling bill that was passed last week in the Senate, setting up a vote before the House leaves for its summer recess on Friday. 

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Senate to Vote of GMO Labeling Bill Tomorrow

7/5/2016 11:27:00 AM

The National Corn Growers Association is urging all farmers to contact their senators and ask for their support of the Roberts-Stabenow agreement on GMO labeling.

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Rancher Awarded $246,000 for Shot Guard Dogs

7/1/2016 2:03:00 PM

An Oregon rancher was recently awarded $246,000 settlement from two hunters who shot and killed three of his Great Pyrenees guard dogs

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FDA Critical of GMO Labeling Bill

6/30/2016 5:01:00 PM
"The agreement places the authority of implementing this national, mandatory GMO label squarely with the USDA because this is not a food safety or human health issue." >> Read More

Farmers May Return to Non GMO Sugar beets

6/21/2016 8:57:00 AM

Are U.S. sugar beet farmers really thinking about going back to growing non-GMO beets?

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Recent Ag News

Senate Ag Committee Recognizes MT FFA President

3/19/2018 10:51:00 AM
March is Women's History Month, and the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry is celebrating women in agriculture. Today the committee recognized Sheridan Johnson, a 4th generation wheat farmer from Conrad, Montana - and Montana FFA Association president. >> Read More
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USCA Petition for Rulemaking on "Fake Meat" Under Consideration

3/16/2018 1:36:00 PM
(WASHINGTON) – The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted for public comment the United States Cattlemen’s Association’s (USCA) petition for rulemaking on the definitions of “beef” and “meat”. The deadline for letters of support is April 10th. >> Read More
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Montana Ranchers to Support USCA Truthful Beef Labeling

3/16/2018 1:29:00 PM
The United States Cattlemen’s Association’s (USCA) efforts on truthful beef labeling will be supported this month with multiple fundraising events being organized by producers across the state on Montana. >> Read More
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Steel Tariffs Impact on Agriculture Still Up in the Air

3/16/2018 11:26:00 AM
There is a lot of uncertainty across the board when it comes to the impacts of President Trump’s proposed aluminum and steel tariffs. Farmers and ranchers are asking the question, “will this impact me? >> Read More
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Farmers Call on President Trump to Protect Trade in New National Television Ad

3/15/2018 9:40:00 AM

The message to President Trump from Montana family farmer Michelle Erickson-Jones will run on cable news channels and online across the country.

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