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Was The Theme Of The Sweetgrass Rally Right? An Analytical Study Of The Wheat Industry Focused On Governmental Involvement, Grain Traders, The Canadian Wheat Board, And The Montana Industry, Chany Ockert Apr 2000

Was The Theme Of The Sweetgrass Rally Right? An Analytical Study Of The Wheat Industry Focused On Governmental Involvement, Grain Traders, The Canadian Wheat Board, And The Montana Industry, Chany Ockert

Political Science and International Relations Undergraduate Theses

Once again national and international news crews and I congregated at the Montana-Alberta border to discover why Montana and Canadian farmers were gathering there. Farmers were invited by the Reclaim Rural America organization to the protest rally to speak to journalists or anyone else, for that matter, about their plight. These farmers assembled at Sweetgrass, Montana, to voice their anxiety over the low grain prices on July 9, 1999. Throughout the day, it became very clear to me that many in the crowd and at the podium blamed grain trading, the lack of government enforcement, and the Canadian Wheat Board ...