Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 2. Wheat and Barley Research and Marketing

Declaration Of Policy

80-11-202. Declaration of policy. In the presence of the facts that wheat and barley are the principal grain crops produced in Montana and as such are agricultural resources of the first magnitude in the economy of the inhabitants of Montana, prime factors in the production of wealth and the development and stabilization of property values and of activities and enterprises that are bases and sources of important contributions by taxation to the public revenues, and that Montana wheat and barley are commodities that enter a world market highly competitive in character, it is hereby declared to be the public policy of the state of Montana to protect and foster the health, prosperity, and general welfare of its people by encouraging and promoting intensive, scientific, and practical research into all phases of wheat and barley culture and production, marketing, and use and into the development of markets for wheat and barley grown in Montana by the department.

History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 314, L. 1967; amd. Sec. 108, Ch. 218, L. 1974; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 71, L. 1975; R.C.M. 1947, 3-2902; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 507, L. 1991.