KXLH: Tester talks ag in Great Falls

U.S. Senator Jon Tester stopped in Great Falls on Friday to field questions about the future of Montana’s agriculture industry.

During a roundtable discussion, Montanans expressed concerns over job creation and funding reductions to the industry.

One of the big concerns is progress on the Farm Bill; Tester asked for input on what needs to be added to the current law, and what should be changed.

Tester said, “What we are going to need to concentrate on in Washington DC is not cutting the program overall by 10%, that would not be smart. But we will look for the programs that work well, make those programs better. And the programs that are not working so great, get rid of them.”

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