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.
Conferees for the 2018 farm bill filed their report Monday night, which paves the way for a House vote on the bill later this week.
Recently, some Montana ranchers traveled to Reno, Nevada to attend the 7th National Grazing Lands Coalition Conference (NGLCC). The event gave ranchers and researchers the opportunity to share and gain knowledge to improve the environment and their family businesses.