Letters to the Editor

What Montanans lose with each APR land acquisition

By Chuck Denowh

American Prairie Reserve has been crowing about their recent ranch purchases in Phillips County. What they won't tell you is those acquisitions come at a cost to you and every other Montanan.

It's important to reflect on what we're losing when APR removes land from agricultural production. Most regretfully we're losing the next generation of family ranchers whose job it is to grow food. The dangerous decline in American agricultural production over the last few decades is accelerated if we allow nonprofit groups to buy up prime...


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