4/20/2017 6:41:00 AM/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
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