MGGA Attends Annual Wheat Conference and Commodity Classic​

MGGA Attends Annual Wheat Conference and Commodity Classic​ New Orleans, LA – Officers and staff of Montana Grain Growers (MGGA) traveled to New Orleans for the annual conference of National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and Commodity Classic. MGGA President Tryg Koch said, “There is nothing better than advocating for our Montana producers to help their… Continue reading MGGA Attends Annual Wheat Conference and Commodity Classic​

MGGA Applauds Evidence-Based Guidelines for Dietary Guidelines for Americans

MGGA Applauds Evidence-Based Guidelines for Dietary Guidelines for Americans Great Falls – USDA and the Department of Health and Human Services released the new Dietary Guidelines earlier this week. These guidelines will assist healthcare professionals and law makers for the next five years Montana grain producers are well known for their high quality grains of wheat… Continue reading MGGA Applauds Evidence-Based Guidelines for Dietary Guidelines for Americans

MGGA & MGF Welcomes Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Endowed Chair

MGGA & MGF Welcomes Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Endowed Chair​ Great Falls – Montana Grain Growers Association (MGGA) and Montana Grains Foundation (MGF) applaud the selection of Dr. Venugopal Mendu to be seated in the Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Chair and an Associate Professor at Montana State University this coming January. “We welcome Dr. Mendu and look forward… Continue reading MGGA & MGF Welcomes Winifred Asbjornson Plant Sciences Endowed Chair

Montana Grain Growers Association and Montana Grains Foundation Offer Scholarships

Montana Grain Growers Association and Montana Grains Foundation Offer Scholarships Great Falls – The Montana Grain Growers Association (MGGA) and the Montana Grains Foundation (MGF) will each offer scholarships to be used for the 2021-2022 school year. MGGA will award two $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing an agricultural related degree at the college of their choice. Applicants… Continue reading Montana Grain Growers Association and Montana Grains Foundation Offer Scholarships

Farm Programs

Farm Programs 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) On July 25, 2019, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced details of the $16 billion package aimed at supporting farmers who are being harmed by the current U.S.-China trade war. MFP payments for non-specialty crops will be based on a single county payment rate multiplied by a… Continue reading Farm Programs

Working For You – June 2023

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 June 2023: *Summer Board Meeting where directors discussed board member engagement, code of ethics, convention update, legislative report, committee assignments and an update from MWBC. *Golf Tournament… Continue reading Working For You – June 2023

MGGA Travels to Washington, D.C. for Winter Wheat Meetings

Great Falls – Montana Grain Growers Association traveled to Washington D.C. this week to attend the Wheat Industry Winter Conference. Topline issues covered at the National Association of Wheat Growers meetings included; climate and sustainability, international trade, research and Farm Bill programs. While in our Nations Capital, MGGA had the opportunity to meet with U.S. Senator Tester, U.S.… Continue reading MGGA Travels to Washington, D.C. for Winter Wheat Meetings

Montana Grain Growers Association and Montana Grains Foundation Offer Scholarships

Great Falls – The Montana Grain Growers Association (MGGA) and the Montana Grains Foundation (MGF) will each offer scholarships to be used for the 2022-2023 school year. MGGA will award two $1,000 scholarships to students pursuing an agricultural related degree at the college of their choice. Applicants or their parent, grandparent, or legal guardian must be a… Continue reading Montana Grain Growers Association and Montana Grains Foundation Offer Scholarships

MGGA Attends Annual Wheat Conference and Commodity Classic​

New Orleans, LA – Officers and staff of Montana Grain Growers (MGGA) traveled to New Orleans for the annual conference of National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) and Commodity Classic. MGGA President Tryg Koch said, “There is nothing better than advocating for our Montana producers to help their operations succeed and move forward.” The annual meeting… Continue reading MGGA Attends Annual Wheat Conference and Commodity Classic​

MGGA Sets Policy and Elects Leadership​

Great Falls – Montana Grain Growers Association wrapped up their 67th Annual Trade Show and Convention. The MGGA annual convention is where members discuss and approve the policy platform that guides the organization on issues impacting the ag industry. Members passed policy for 2022-2023 and elected new officers. Nathan Keane from Loma, will serve as President, Boyd… Continue reading MGGA Sets Policy and Elects Leadership​