Honey Bee Swarms Certified Seed Potatoes Pesticide Container Recycling Program Grown in Montana Magazine Crop Hail Insurance Program Montana Farmers Markets

Help Honey Bee
Swarms Find a

Though harmless, bee swarms may be a nuisance to home owners. Let local beekeepers help find a new home for the bee swarm.

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Montana Certified
Seed Potatoes

To protect our seed potato industry, Montana requires businesses that sell seed potatoes in Montana to have them certified as disease-free.

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Helping to keep pesticide container plastic out of Montana's landfills.

Recycling will begin in May. Check the website for an updated schedule.

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Grown in
Montana Magazine

Featuring stories about Montana's farmers,
agricultural innovation and

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Crop Hail


Created in 1917 to provide basic hail insurance coverage on any crop grown in Montana.

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Providing Montana Agricultural Entrepreneurs markets for connecting directly with consumers.

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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."