DOL releases COVID-19 guidance to ranchers
Press release directly from the Department of Livestock
April 10, 2020
Agriculture, and the protection of our food supply, has been declared critical infrastructure by the Department of Homeland Security during the COVID-19 response. This declaration means that we have a responsibility to maintain continuity within our agricultural industry.
The State of Montana and the Department of Livestock recognize the importance of business continuity for farmers and ranchers. We also understand that ranching activities such as branding, pregnancy checking, and shearing may require involvement of multiple individuals. The mentioned group activities do not always permit i...