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
Today the April 1 cattle-on-feed report was released by the USDA. The bullish pre-report optimism turned out to be more negative than what analysts had expected.
To assist young Montanan’s education of rangeland, Montana Range Days, Inc. has established the Montana Range Days Scholarship fund. Three $1,000 scholarships are awarded to applicants that are majoring in Range Science or a related field. The scholarship will be awarded upon successful completion of one semester of college.