Working for You

Working for You

Each month we provide some key areas where MGGA leaders and staff have been working on your behalf. Here is a sampling of important issues and activities for October 2022:

*MGGA kicked off Quarter 4 with the Fall Board Meeting held in Great Falls.

*Staff and Convention Chair Nathan Keane spent most of the month planning for Annual Convention. From confirming speakers to setting the menus, it’s been wonderful working with Northern Pulse Growers Association and Pacific Northwest Canola Association.

*EVP Vergeront attended the October MWBC Meeting in Great Falls.

*MGGA participated in a virtual meeting with NAWG, NWF and USW in regards to the Wheat Life Cycle Assessment.

*EVP Vergeront met with the Montana Department of Agriculture for the Monthly Meeting. Topics of convention, trade teams and wheat and barley assessment were discussed.

*MGGA President Koch attended and chaired the Montana Ag Experiment Station quarterly meeting in Bozeman.

*MGGA leadership attended the Celebrate Ag Weekend in Bozeman. MGGA and MGF sponsor the weekend as well as attended the scholarship dinner, Saturday breakfast to celebrate Jay Bodner who received the Outstanding Ag Leader Award, tailgated with Northwest Farm Credit on Ag Alley with Montana Stock Growers Association, Montana Ag Business Association, Montana Woolgrowers Association, and Montana Farm Bureau Federation.

*Past President Konen attended the Multi-Commodity Education Tour hosted by the National Cotton Council.