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Hard choices: Farm leaders say crop dumping is last resort

The reports of some farmers, ranchers or dairy operations dumping their farm commodities is not easy news to digest. But imagine how the farmer feels? Sean Ellis of the Idaho Farm Bureau Federation reports in Farm and Ranch News.

When a producer makes the decision to destroy some of their crop, it is their absolute last resort and they do it with a heavy heart, farm industry leaders say.

A lot of producers are donating their crops to food banks and other feeding programs right now but sometimes that isn

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