Boards & Councils

Agriculture Development Council


The Agriculture Development Council establishes policies and priorities to enhance the future development of agriculture in Montana including the award of loans and grants offered through the Growth Through Agriculture program.


The committee is appointed by the Governor and composed of seven members. Board members serve three-year terms. For additional information about Governor appointed Boards and Councils, see links below.


Upcoming  meetings:

Agriculture Development Council Meeting (Agenda not available at this time)

Date:      November 18 and 19, 2014

Where:   Helena

Time:      8:30 a.m.

Place:     Montana Department of Agriculture - 302 N Roberts

Next application deadline: September 15, 2014

For more information: Click here.


Board members

Name Contact Info Term End Qualifications
Ron de Yong Dept. of Agriculture
PO Box 200201
Helena, MT 59620
  Agriculture Director, Statutory Appointment
Meg O'Leary Dept. of Commerce
PO Box 200501
Helena, MT 59620
  Commerce Director, Statutory Appointment
Verges Aageson 24976 Road 165 North
Gildford, MT 59525
7/1/2016 Agriculture Representative
Amy Kellogg 442 5th Avenue East
Kalispell, MT 59901

Agriculture Representative

David Tyler 13000 Springhill Road
Belgrade, MT 59714
7/1/2014 Agriculture Representative
Bill Koenig 220 Highland Drive
Kalispell, MT 59901
7/1/2014 Agriculture Representative
Patricia Quisno PO Box 206
Harlem, MT 59526
7/1/2014 Agriculture Representative





Growth Through Agriculture Program
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-0511
Fax: (406) 444-9442

Lindy Davies, Program Specialist

Growth Through Agriculture Program
Phone: (406) 444-0511


Published: May 4, 2011 1:18:00 PM MDT.
Last Modified: September 11, 2014 10:20:40 AM MDT