KXLO: Fair shake demanded for wheat growers

Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus want America’s top trade officials to make sure Canada gives Montana wheat growers a fair shake come harvest time this summer.

Tester, a dryland farmer, and Baucus, a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and chairman of the Senate committee that oversees international trade, today told U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk that Canadian officials are using outdated wheat grading and seed policies.