HELENA, Mont. — The Montana Agriculture Development Council has offered funding totaling $164,290 to eight Growth Through Agriculture projects for agricultural development, according to council Chair David Tyler.
The development council oversees the Growth Through Agriculture program, which uses coal severance dollars to provide financial assistance to develop new products or innovative ideas that enhance our state’s agricultural industry.
In the latest round, the council offered funding to:
The Montana Agriculture Development Council heard presentations on 20 proposed projects at a scheduled business meeting held February 9 and 10 in Helena. Council members are: David Tyler of Belgrade, chair; Ervin Schlemmer of Joliet, vice-chair;
Patricia Quisno of Harlem; Verges Aageson of Gildford; Bill Koenig of Kalispell; Ron de Yong, director of the Montana Department of Agriculture; Dore Schwinden, director of the Montana Department of Commerce.
The next deadline for project applications to the Growth Through Agriculture program is March 4, 2011. For more information and application materials, contact Collin Watters, Growth Through Agriculture program manager, at the Montana Department of Agriculture, at (406) 444-2402 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Angela Nelson, Program Manager
Growth Through Agriculture Program
Phone: (406) 444-0134
Published: February 25, 2011 11:02:00 AM MST.
Last Modified: September 15, 2011 11:43:57 AM MDT