Grow Montana, create good jobs
Last updated 9/9/2020 at 9:40am
Here in Montana, production agriculture is a way of life.
From Sidney to Havre, folks all across our state make a living working the land day-in and day-out to support their families and put food on our tables.
My great-grandfather was one of those men — a rancher, he registered the very first brand in the Montana system, the square and compass.
Scratching out a living in production agriculture back then wasn’t easy, and it still isn’t today. But between a changing climate, low commodity prices, and a disastrous trade war, ag producers in our state are being squeezed like never be...