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Tester: Tariffs likely to hurt ag producers


Jon Tester

Sen. Jon Tester voiced his concerns Tuesday about Montana agricultural producers' future with the impacts of President Donald Trump's tariffs.

During a telephone press conference from Washington, Tester said the tariffs situation could have negative effects on Montana's producers and agriculture. He added that agriculture is the state's top industry and is the economic drive for every community that is represented through the state.

"Unfortunately," he said, "Montana producers, as we prepare for harvest, there is even lesser certainty than normal."

Tester, who is facing Republican Montan...

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