Thursday, April 20, 2017/Categories: General News, Today's Top 5, People in Ag, Livestock, Ag Issues
Montana Kaimin reports:
Agriculture is consistently Montana’s top industry, according to the most recent United States Department of Agriculture report, but there is growing discontent within the community. Farmers and ranchers get back 16 cents of every dollar they invest in their trade, one study by the American Farm Bureau Federation found. In 1980, it was 31 cents.
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Source: Montana Kaimin
Photo courtesy of USDA NRCS
The USDA May 1 on-feed report looks like this: on feed up 2%; placed in April up 11%; and marketed in April up 3%.
This year the Texas Cattle Feeders Association is celebrating it's 50th Anniversary. Last week in Amarillo, 25 of the past TCFA presidents gathered to recount where the association has been, where its at and where its headed in the future. And one of those in attendance was the legendary founder of Cactus Feeders Paul Engler.
Memorial Day falls on May 29th this year!