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Fairness for Farmers

Farmers Union is taking action to promote fair markets, competition, and to protect the future of the family farmer & rancher. 

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From Production to Plate…

Corporate consolidation and monopolies in agriculture affect us all.

CORPORATE PRICE FIXING

During the COVID-19 epidemic, companies like Pilgrim’s Pride took advantage of tight supply chains by illegally inflating prices. 

HIGHER COST TO CONSUMERS

When prices get high in the supermarket, it’s not the producer taking more $ to the bank. It’s packers & processors. 

LOWER PRICES FOR THE FAMILY FARMER

Family farmers & ranchers are forced to accept thinner and thinner margins and even losses as the “price-takers”. 

ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY

When the tractor breaks down, farmers need access to the technology to make speedy fixes to preserve their liveliehood. They need the Right to Repair. 

What is Right to Repair?

4 Corporations control 

over 54% of poultry, pork & beef processing & packing

In just 50 years,

40% of flour mills & 88% of meat processing facilities have gone out of business

95% of large farm tractors

are made by just 3 companies

Montanans don’t want corporate monopolies controlling our food supply

Add your voice

BEN PETERSON

Judith Gap, MT

ERIC BERGMAN

Fort Shaw, MT

When power in consolidated into the hands of few, any failure of the system tends to be a widespread failure. 

What can we do? 

Join the fight. Stand with other Montana families in the fight for #FairnessforFarmers.

Tell Your Story

Let’s face it: Most people are out of touch with rural America. We need your stories to spread the word about how corporate consolidation affects Montana farms, ranches and families. 

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Pressure Our Leaders

Congress needs to hear from you NOW to hold leaders accountable for enacting new policies and enforcing law already on the books, like the Packers & Stockyards Act. 

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Speak Up – Stand Together

When we are one, we aren’t very loud. We we are many: We can be very loud. 
Farmesr Union is a community of people who make decisions together to benefit agricultureal & rural communities. 

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2022 Women’s Conference

February 04, 2022 - February 06, 2022
Fairmont Hot Springs
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