American Farm Bureau Federation
MITCHELL, S.D. — Sitting under a tent at an annual agricultural equipment sales event, Shawn Berry noted that orders for the machinery he sells have dramatically slowed down this year — so much so that the Ohio-based company he represents could end up 30 percent short in sales compared to la…
Russia’s ban on food imported from the West won’t make a ruble’s difference to Montana farmers, officials have said.
Montana farmers have lost their class action lawsuit accusing the state of jumping the gun on tax increases.
Our society and economy run, function and communicate via technology. Technology has become so advanced that we now use the “phone” portion of the Smartphone far less than we use the device to browse the Web, tap into social media, listen to music and play games.
Spence Erwin was a bit worried a few weeks ago that the first Steak ’n Shake diner in Billings wouldn’t be ready to go. But the building has been turned over to him, the furniture, fixtures and dishes are in and he’s hired most of the 130 people needed to open one of the restaurants in the I…
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation has adopted policies for the coming year on various issues, including livestock trespass, taxes, wildlife damages and support of the coal industry.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Perry Livingston, of Sundance, has been elected to a ninth term as president of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation.
American agriculture harvested a bumper decade. Farm income value increased from $275 billion in 2003 to $425 billion for the past three years.
Farming’s best days may soon be behind it, the American Farm Bureau Federation’s top economist said Monday.
Montana ranchers may not be able to get a fair price for their cattle if changes aren’t made to the next farm bill, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester cautioned Wednesday.
Federal belt tightening and new political players are redrawing the ground rules for the 2013 farm bill, say agriculture groups who expect weaker subsidies than were offered in 2012.
MANHATTAN — Ted Flikkema is picking up the tab for another very expensive meal.
Eastern Montana members of the Montana Farm Bureau Federation have been appointed to serve on the advisory committees of the American Farm Bureau Federation. The advisory committees meet annually in Washington, D.C. to provide input for future Farm Bureau policy.
Chances are slim that a farm bill will get passed by year’s end, but waiting until 2013 could be a disaster for America’s agriculture economy, a key Farm Bureau lobbyist said Tuesday.
Two recent news reports contained troubling year-end news for farm and ranch families.
Farm subsidies are on the congressional chopping block and Republicans, Democrats and more than a few farmers are lobbying for a hand on the hatchet.
The turkey was already paid for, the libations, the scalloped potatoes and the corn pudding, too. There were Brussels sprouts and the fixings for the Spencer-Smith family’s cranberry chutney.
CHEYENNE — Perry Livingston, of Sundance, has been elected to a seventh term as president of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation.
After nearly six years, a trio of trade agreements capable of generating 250,000 U.S. jobs and boosting farm profits is almost complete, but needs a push from manufacturing and farm-state lawmakers to succeed.
It’s never too early to start pricing Thanksgiving items when you’re buying for thousands, which is what Billings Food Bank Director Sheryle Shandy was doing when turkey gave her sticker shock.