Farmers and ranchers are used to challenges, we face different ones each year, drought, freezes, and grasshoppers. But it seems the most difficult ones are the ones that are coming from our own country. - Paul
The number of licensed dairies in Montana fell from 144 to 48 since the year 2000. However, the remaining dairies in Big Sky Country continue to produce a mind-blowing amount of milk, most of which is consumed locally.
These are not assembly-line items. Besides, his war on fossil fuels has impacted agriculture immensely with fertilizer prices and fuel, chemicals, parts, etc. making it almost impossible to increase production without a guaranteed price.