Havre panel talks issues in the next Farm Bill


Last updated 2/24/2023 at 11:33am

Havre Daily News/Patrick Johnston

Montana Grain Growers Association President Mitch Konen, second from left, speaks Thursday in the Montana State University-Northen Student Union Building Ballroom during the Barnstormin' Farm Bill Listening tour of Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., as Tester, from left, Leon LaSalle and Megan Hedges listen.

Montana Sen. Jon Tester held a listening session with local agriculture producers Thursday at Montana State University-Northern, where he heard from a panel of people representing agricultural organizations as well as local producers and citizens about their desires for this year's Farm Bill.

Tester said this year's Farm Bill will have wide-reaching effects and it's important that Congress gets it right as it will have a significant impact on people looking to keep feeding the U.S. as well as the world.

"The Farm Bill is pretty damn important," he said, "and the ideas you give us here wil...

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