Ntional Pollinators Week June 20-26, 2016, Photo By Debivort (Own work http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia Commons License applications or renewals for Montana Seed Dealers are due by July 1, 2016. License applications or renewals for Montana Commodity Dealers and Commodity Warehouses are due by July 1, 2016. The Montana Organic Association (MOA) is offering two Organic Farm Tours near Malta and Big Sandy. Tours are free and open to the public. The 2016 edition of the Montana Farmer's Market Directory and Map from the Montana Department of Agriculture. It’s time to dust off your cookbooks and dig through your recipe box to find your best recipe featuring Montana cherries for the Montana Cherry Cook-Off! The Montana Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the launch of our new online database, MTPlants. A guide to the state’s top crops, livestock, agribusiness, tourism, food safety and local products, Grown in Montana is published by the Montana Department of Agriculture. Applications for Montana Department of Agriculture Hail Insurance are due by August 15, 2016. International Year of Pulses The Governor's Food and Agriculture Summit will be held at Montana State University on October 28 and 29, 2016.

Check out the
newest issue of
Grown in Montana magazine

A guide to the state’s top crops, livestock, agribusiness, tourism, food safety and local products.

Click here to read or download the new issue! >>

Enter your
best recipe
in the Cherry Cook-Off!


It’s time to dust off your cookbooks and dig through your recipe box to find your best recipe featuring Montana cherries.

Click here for more info >>

Governor's 2016
Food & Agriculture
Summit

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

Click here for more details >>

Organic Farm
Tours

The Montana Organic Association (MOA) is offering two Organic Farm Tours near Malta and Big Sandy. Tours are free and open to the public. Click here for details, RSVP required.

Click here for more info on MDA's Organic Certification Program >>

Seed Dealer
License Applications
and Renewals


Due by June 30, 2016.

Click here for forms and fee info >>

August 15th Deadline
to Purchase
State Policies


State policy fees can be paid using an e-check or debit/credit card.

Click here for application details >>

Commodity Dealer
and Warehouse
License Applications
and Renewals


Due by June 30, 2016

Click here for forms and fee info >>

MtPlants New
Online Database
for Licenses and Registrations


As of May 2016, MTPlants is enabled for Feed License and Product Registration, Seed License and Assessment, and Pesticide Product Registration.

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."