MGGA Opposes Big Sky Country National Heritage Area

MGGA Opposes Big Sky Country National Heritage Area The Big Sky Country National Heritage Area (BSCNHA) movement is a group of residents, businesses, nonprofits, and cultural organizations that want permanent, federal land designation of public and private property in Cascade and Chouteau counties. BSCNHA is claiming to promote economic development and preserving the history and… Continue reading MGGA Opposes Big Sky Country National Heritage Area

MGGA Thrilled About Quality Loss Assistance Program

For immediate releaseJanuary 5, 2021 MGGA Thrilled About Quality Loss Assistance Program  Great Falls – In 2018 and 2019, Montana farmers were impacted by weather events beyond their control and the relief was truly needed. National Wheat Growers (NAWG), Montana Grain Growers Association (MGGA) and past EVP Lola Raska, tirelessly advocated for relief of those who… Continue reading MGGA Thrilled About Quality Loss Assistance Program

Montana Grain Growers Association and Montana Grains Foundation Offer Scholarships

For immediate releaseFebruary 2, 2022 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… Continue reading Montana Grain Growers Association and Montana Grains Foundation Offer Scholarships

MGGA Welcomes FY 2021 Omnibus and COVID-19 Relief Package

For immediate releaseDecember 23, 2020 MGGA Welcomes FY 2021 Omnibus and COVID-19 Relief Package  Great Falls – At the beginning of the week, Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. MGGA is thrilled to see several items within the package, 2021 appropriations bills, coronavirus relief and authorizations that will assist producers in ensuring the production… Continue reading MGGA Welcomes FY 2021 Omnibus and COVID-19 Relief Package

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

For immediate releaseJanuary 14, 2022 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… Continue reading MGGA Travels to Washington, D.C. for Winter Wheat Meetings

MGGA Travels to Kansas City for Fall Wheat Meetings

For immediate releaseNovember 11, 2021 MGGA Travels to Kansas City for Fall Wheat Meetings Great Falls – Montana Grain Growers Association leadership attended the Wheat Industry Fall Meetings in Kansas City, Missouri. The meeting was a joint effort with National Association of Wheat Growers and U.S. Wheat Associates. The National Association of Wheat Producers (NAWG) is the… Continue reading MGGA Travels to Kansas City for Fall Wheat Meetings

MGGA Sets Policy and Elects Officers​

For immediate releaseDecember 6, 2021 MGGA Sets Policy and Elects Officers​ Great Falls – Montana Grain Growers Association wrapped up their 66th Annual Convention & Tradeshow. Members set the organization’s policy for 2022 and also elected new officers.Tryg Koch, Kalispell, was elected to serve as the President. “I’m hoping to bridge the gap between suits and ties… Continue reading MGGA Sets Policy and Elects Officers​

MGGA Secretary Attends National Barley Growers Association in Billings

For immediate releaseJune 21, 2021 MGGA Secretary Attends National Barley Growers Association in Billings Billings – Last week, Montana Grain Growers Association Secretary, Boyd Heilig, attended the meeting in Billings. NBGA President, Montana’s very own, Buzz Mattlin said it was great to see everyone in person after the pandemic. Montana provided great speakers such as; Leslie Rispens, Acting… Continue reading MGGA Secretary Attends National Barley Growers Association in Billings

MGGA President Tours the Snake River With Other Industry Leaders

For immediate releaseJune 18, 2021 MGGA President Tours the Snake River With Other Industry Leaders  Great Falls – Montana Grain Growers Association President, Mitch Konen, spent a couple days with industry leaders hosted by Idaho Grain Producers Association and Idaho Farm Bureau Federation to learn more about the lower for Snake River dams and the entire Columbia-Snake… Continue reading MGGA President Tours the Snake River With Other Industry Leaders

MGGA Offers Summer Internship to FFA Members

For immediate releaseFebruary 24, 2021 MGGA Offers Summer Internship to FFA Members  Great Falls – President Konen, Vice President Koch and Secretary Heilig cordially invite FFA members to apply to intern with Montana Grain Growers Association. We value Montana’s next generation and welcome their skills to help producers continue to raise the world’s finest grain. For… Continue reading MGGA Offers Summer Internship to FFA Members