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Crop Development Programs

Crops With Specific Programs or Requirements

 
Seed potatoes
Seed potatoes from the Townsend area

Cherries

Montana cherries are graded and inspected for markets worldwide. The Cherry Research and Market Development Program is funded by producers and directed by a Cherry Advisory Committee.

 

Peas, Lentils and Chickpeas

Markets are expanding for pulse crops that fix nitrogen and provide rotational benefits with grain. The Pulse Crop Research and Market Development Program is funded by industry fees and led by the Pulse Advisory Committee.

 

Potatoes

Shipping point inspections are provided for more than 2 million hundredweight of seed potatoes shipped to Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Potatoes shipped to restaurants and grocery wholesalers are inspected by the Produce Program. Potato Research and Market Development Program, funded by the potato industry, is led by the Montana Potato Advisory Committee.

 

 

 
 
 

Contacts

 


Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-2402
Fax: (406) 444-9442

Treston Vermandel
Eastern Business Development Specialist
Agriculture Development & Marketing Bureau
Phone: (406)860-7480
E-mail: Tvermandel@mt.gov

 

 

Published: Wed Jun 22 11:22:00 MDT 2011.
Last Modified: Thu Apr 16 12:13:11 MDT 2015