Tag: Farm Bill

Montana Ag Network: Daines talks about Farm Bill in Great Falls

Source: KRTV Great Falls GREAT FALLS — United States Senator Steve Daines offered a roundtable discussion for agriculture industry leaders to express their suggestions and concerns for the upcoming Farm Bill debate. “We’ve got a list of specific policy items that we want to make sure are included in the next Farm Bill. This is going to make the next farm bill much better than the last one,” said Senator Daines. Torgerson’s LLC of Great Falls hosted the roundtable and it was all hands on deck from CEO, Brion Torgerson to gather input that’s sent to Washington D.C.  Here is a

Daines Wraps Up National Ag Week With Farm Bill Roundtable in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS, MT —U.S. Senator Steve Daines today hosted a roundtable discussion with Montana ag leaders at Torgerson’s LLC in Great Falls, Montana, to get their input on the upcoming farm bill. “I can’t think of a better to way to end National Ag Week than meeting face to face with the Montana ag leaders who dedicate their lives to growing our food, fiber and fuel. Ag Week may only be one week a year, but it recognizes the sacrifice our farmers and ranchers make to feed Montana and the world. Just as farmers rarely get a day off, we need to be fighting for Montana

Daines Hosts Farming and Forestry Roundtable

BOZEMAN, MT —U.S. Senator Steve Daines today hosted a roundtable discussion with Montana ag and forestry leaders at the Montana State University (MSU) Post Farm to discuss priorities for the upcoming farm bill. Senator Daines also took a tour of the MSU Post Farm with Dr. Sreekala Bajwa, Vice President, Dean and Director of the MSU College of Agriculture to see the exciting work MSU is doing to support ag innovation and teach the next generation of Montana ag leaders. “It was great to have ag and forestry leaders come together today to discuss Montana’s priorities in the upcoming farm bill. USDA and farm programs must work for

Daines Pushes to Reduce Red Tape in Forest Management on Federal, Tribal Lands

U.S. SENATE — Senator Steve Daines today pushed to find solutions to increase active forest management by reducing red tape on federal lands, including lands adjacent to tribal lands. During this morning’s Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on the U.S. Forest Service’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget, Daines commended the Forest Service for progress on implementation of the 2014 Farm Bill, while expressing his dismay that it’s not being completed at an adequate pace. “As you are aware, nearly five million acres in Montana were designated as insect and disease areas under the 2014 Farm Bill,” Daines