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Episode 7: Failure Doesn't Have to be Fatal

"Too often, financial and emotional strain causes near-sighted vision. Desperate times may call for desperation measures, but desperate people, well... they often make too desperate decisions."

A decade after hitting a membership high, Farm Bureau fell to a membership low in 1987. This dip caused Farm Bureau to lose its status as the largest agricultural organization in the state of Montana. This era saw a handful of members stand up and commit themselves to the organization and ensure their failures were not fatal.

This video adaptation of the book LEGACIES, as featured on RFD-TV, shares stories of innovative leaders and the core values that shaped early Montana agricultural history. The video series was written by Laura C. Nelson and produced by Riley Slivka, AgriStudios.

LEGACIES is available at



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