BOZEMAN – Recent news both on a national and statewide basis shows that farming and ranching comprise some of the most hazardous jobs across the nation. However, in Montana, there has been a slight decrease in fatalities. The number of Montana fatalities in the category of agriculture, forestry and fishing declined to 45 in 2006, […]
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 24, 2007 –American Farm Bureau economists release monthly analysis indicating the direction of the agricultural industry in general, as well as specific sectors. This information provides insight that can be used in market-related articles. Click here to view the September AFBF Market Update.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2007 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced sign-up dates for the new Livestock Compensation Program, Livestock Indemnity Program and Crop Disaster Program. The three ad hoc disaster programs provide benefits to farmers and ranchers who suffered losses caused by natural disasters in recent years. Eligible ranchers and other livestock producers […]