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New Report Demonstrates Economic Value of Farm Bill ALE Program

The Farm Bill’s Agricultural Land Easement program is producing dynamic economic benefits for Montana farm and ranch families, local economies, rural main streets and Montana’s agriculture industry. A new report titled “Working for Montana Agriculture: Economic Benefits of Conservation Easements for Montana’s Farms, Ranches, and Communities” highlights the program’s positive impacts in Montana.