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 December 2017:

  • New officers and directors were installed at the MGGA Winter Board meeting immediately following the annual convention. Mitch Konen, Fairfield, was elected MGGA Secretary; new directors include Trevor Wolery, Rudyard and Steve Sheffels, Great Falls.
  • The spring MGGA board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, February 20, at the Elks Club in Lewistown.
  • MGGA leaders and members joined with growers from across the country in a grassroots social media campaign outreach to the President and White House in support of NAFTA and agricultural trade with Canada and Mexico.
  • MGGA President Michelle Jones was interviewed by RFD-TV for their Market Day Report. Michelle discussed trade, the 2017 Montana drought, wheat quality and other important issues.
  • MGGA Treasurer Vince Mattson participated on a trade and global markets panel at the 2017 Farmer2Farmer Conference in Omaha. Also on the panel was former USTR Chief Ag Negotiator Ambassador Darci Vetter.
  • Thank you to all of our grower and industry members for your support over the last year. We wish you all a happy and productive 2018!