Noxious Weed Trust Fund Grant Writing Workshop in Helena, Montana on October 6, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Stop by the Ag in the Classroom MEA Booth Oct. 20-21 in Helena. Our booth will focus on invasive species and MT crops. Specialist Lorri Brenneman will also conduct a workshop on integrating ag literacy in reading programs. Free Rodent Pest Control Training for Pesticide Dealers and Applicators on October 17 in Bozeman, Montana. The Governor's Food and Agriculture Summit will be held at Montana State University on October 28 and 29, 2016. View the full fall-winter 2016-2017 Pesticide Applicator and Dealer training schedule from the Montana Department of Agriculture. The USDA Organic Cost Share Program provides reimbursement for 75% of Organic Certification costs or $750 maximum for each certification scope. Certified forage is required when hunting on public lands! Find a Certified Producer & Forage online and help prevent the spread of noxious weeds. International Year of Pulses Now accepting grant applications for the Noxious Weed Trust Fund. Applications are due December 1st. Funding opportunities can be found at fundingmt.org.

Fall & Winter Pesticide Trainings

 

Trainings available for Fall Core Recertification, Forest & Aquatic Pest Control Dealer Recertification, Core Applicator Training, and more.

 

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Funding to Fight Noxious Weeds

 

Now accepting grant applications for the Noxious Weed Trust Fund. Applications are due by December 1st. Funding opportunities can be found at fundingmt.org.

Learn how to apply >>

Governor's Local
Food & Agriculture
Summit

The Governor's Local Food & Agriculture Summit will be held at Montana State University on October 28 and 29, 2016.

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Credits Available

 

Call Theresa Schrum at 406-587-9067 or email TSchrum@mt.gov to register.

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Find a Certified Producer & Forage

 

You are required to use certified forage on public lands to prevent the spread of noxious weeds.

Learn more about MDA's Certified Forage program. >>

Stop by our MEA Booth


Oct. 20-21 in Helena
Our booth will focus on invasive species and MT crops. Specialist Lorri Brenneman will also conduct a workshop on integrating ag literacy in reading programs.


Click here to learn more >>

RSVP by
September 28th

Come join the Noxious Weed Staff for a one day workshop on writing Noxious Weed Trust Fund grant applications. Staff will be on hand to help with your current and upcoming project proposals. *Get updates on the new EA process*

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USDA Cost Share


The Organic Cost Share Program provides reimbursement for 75% of Organic Certification costs or $750 maximum for each certification scope. Submit your application as soon as possible.
The application deadline is Oct. 30, 2016.

Click here for more info >>

 
State Grain Lab Offers Online Services

The State Grain Laboratory now offers online certificates using a secure portal. Registered users can print certificates and email them to customers.

 
 
Director Ron de Yong

Director Ron de Yong

Director's Message
 

Department Mission
"To protect producers and consumers,
and to enhance and develop
agriculture and allied industries."