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Governor Gianforte Proclaims March Montana Agriculture Month

Governor Greg Gianforte today proclaimed March 2023 Montana Agriculture Month to honor and celebrate the state’s agriculture industry, farmers and ranchers, and their contributions to the Montana way of life and the world.

In his proclamation, the governor also declared the week of March 19-25, 2023, Montana Agriculture Week, and March 21, 2023, Montana Agriculture Day.

“With more than 27,000 farms and ranches across our state, agriculture is the bedrock of our economy and communities,” Gov. Gianforte said. “We’ll continue to promote and invest in value-added ag to create jobs, expand opportunities, and help our hardworking producers keep pace with a transforming industry.”

The governor’s proclamation can be viewed here and below.

WHEREAS, agriculture is Montana’s number one industry with more than 27,000 farms and ranches across the state; and

WHEREAS, one of our greatest sources of pride as Montanans is the world-class products grown, raised, or made here in the Treasure State; and

WHEREAS, Montana’s farmers and ranchers work tirelessly to feed our nation and the world, overcoming fires and floods, wind and hail, abnormal dry seasons, and frigid winters; and

WHEREAS, agriculture is an economic driver for Montana communities, helping define our Montana way of life;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Greg Gianforte, Governor of the State of Montana, do hereby proclaim the month of March 2023

MONTANA AGRICULTURE MONTH and the week of March 19-25, 2023


MONTANA AGRICULTURE DAY to celebrate our state’s number one industry of agriculture.

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