Montana Farmers Union Issues Statement on Packers and Stockyards Act Directive in the President's Promoting Competition in Agriculture Executive Order
August 25, 2021
Great Falls, MT -Farmers, ranchers, and agricultural workers across the U.S. will benefit from a new Executive Order by President Biden to promote competition in the American economy. Agriculture has become increasingly consolidated, with fewer and fewer corporations accumulating more and more control of production agriculture, from equipment to animals. This consolidation of corporate power threatens the people's livelihoods growing our food, undermining national food security. The first agriculture order provides direction for the USDA to issue new rules under the Packers and Stockyards A...
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