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Grain Growers back efforts to keep SURE

The Montana Grain Growers Association had high praise for the state's U. S. senators working to continue a disaster program through this year.

Montana's U. S. Sens. Max Baucus and Jon Tester joined Sens. Kent Conrad of North Dakota and Tim Johnson of South Dakota, all Democrats, in sponsoring legislation last week to create a one-year extension on U. S. Department of Agriculture ag disaster programs including the Supplemental Revenue Enhancement Program, known as SURE, which provides disaster assistance to ag producers.

MGGA President Ryan McCormick of Kremlin applauded the bill, particularly...


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