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The Montana Department of Agriculture develops and implements activities designed to prevent, minimize, and monitor the effects of pesticides on environmentally sensitive areas and resources, such as groundwater and endangered species.

MDA also implements a Pesticide Container Recycling Program, a Pesticide Waste Disposal Program, and cooperates with allied state and federal regulatory agencies in the promotion and operation of environmental programs.

For more information about the different programs within Natural Resources use the links below.

Visit the
Pesticide Waste
Disposal Program Page
for More Info

 

Visit the
Pesticide Container
Recycling Program Page
for More Info

 

Visit the
Groundwater Program Page
for More Info

 

View the
Listed Species of Montana
from the US Fish & Wildlife Service

 

Natural Resources News

Cherry Industry Set to Meet in Polson

Montana Cherry Symposium will be held September 14, 2017

Cherry Industry Set to Meet in Polson

Polson, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) and the Montana Cherry Advisory Committee will be hosting the Montana Cherry Symposium at the Kwa Tuq Nuk Resort in Polson on Thursday, September 14, 2017. The symposium will bring together cherry industry experts, and producers for a day packed with education on growing famous Flathead cherries. The symposium is sponsored by Flathead Lake Cherry Growers, Glacier Fresh Cherries, Monson Fruit Company ,Westland Seed, Fat Robin Orchard, and Domex Superfresh Growers.

Job Opening - Agricultural Sciences Division Administrator

Closes August 31, 2017

Job Opening - Agricultural Sciences Division Administrator
The Department of Agriculture is seeking an Administrator for our Agricultural Sciences Division. Click here for full position details, and visit our Employment page to view all currently open positions.

Montana Producers eligible for hay lottery

Montana Producers eligible for hay lottery

Helena, Mont. – Producers in Montana affected by drought and fire are now eligible to participate in the first ever hay lottery. Ag Community Relief, is organizing a large-scale hay donation convoy to North Dakota to aid producers in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana. The first convoy of hay will be delivered in mid-August but more deliveries could arrive as the group continues to fundraise and seek donations and volunteers. The donated hay will be delivered to North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, N.D. Any other individuals or organizations willing to donate hay or trucking for the hay lottery should call the North Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Drought Hotline at 701-425-8454.

Montana Department of Agriculture
Phone : (406) 444-3144
E-mail : agr@mt.gov
Fax : (406) 444-5409
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601

 

Carli Lofing
Pesticide Disposal & Container Recycling Programs

Phone : (406) 465-0531
E-mail : CLofing@mt.gov
54 East Larslan Rd
Larslan, MT 59244

 

Christopher Kelley, PhD
Hydrologist

Phone : (406) 444-5422
E-mail : CKelley@mt.gov
Fax : (406) 444-9493
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601