Visit our Grown in Montana Store at the Montana State Fair in Great Falls. 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! Pesticide License Testing is available on August 8 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Bozeman Field Office, 227 Boothill Court, Suite 120. Applications for Montana Department of Agriculture Hail Insurance are due by August 15, 2016. Buy smart - choose certified forage. Required on all public lands. Prevents the spread of noxious weeds in Montana. Look for special markers: red tags, orange/blue twine, or orange labels. The 2016 edition of the Montana Farmer's Market Directory and Map from the Montana Department of Agriculture. 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. Register now for the 2016 Montana Cherry Symposium held on Wednesday, September 1 in Polson, Montana. Registration deadline August 31, 2016. The Governor's Food and Agriculture Summit will be held at Montana State University on October 28 and 29, 2016. International Year of Pulses

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 Local
Food & Agriculture
Summit

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

Click here for more details >>

Pesticide License Testing

Testing is available on Monday, August 8 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Bozeman Field Office, 227 Boothill Court, Suite 120.

Contact Plant Science Specialist Theresa Schrum at 406-587-9067 or email TSchrum@mt.gov for more information.

Find a Certified Producer & Forage


Help prevent the spread of noxious weeds in Montana!


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

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 >>

Montana
Cherry
Symposium

Register now for the 2016 Montana Cherry Symposium held on Wednesday, September 1 in Polson, Montana. Registration deadline August 31, 2016.

Click here for more info, or download the registration form >>

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."