Water rights are the cornerstone of our agricultural economy. Without certainty, protection for existing water right holders, and a plan to define the federally reserved water rights of the tribes, Montana’s water users would be forced to foot the bill for decades of costly litigation and risk losing their existing water rights.
serving as Executive Vice President since 2014. MFBF is Montana’s largest farm and ranch organization,
with more than 21,000 member families.Jay Bodner lives in Helena and has worked in natural resources for Montana Stockgrowers Association for 16 years,
currently serving as MSGA Interim Executive Vice-President. MSGA is Montana’s largest beef industry
organization, working on behalf of Montana’s cattle ranching families since 1884.