- Any person whose name and address appear on the label of agricultural seed sold in Montana shall obtain a seed labeler's license before doing business in Montana.
- Any person who sells agricultural seed in Montana shall obtain a seed dealer's license from the department for each place where seed is located or sold.
- Any person who sells and or labels seed that he or she produces, and has gross annual sales of $5,000.00 or more, shall obtain a Montana seed growers license.
Licenses are issued annually with renewal on July 1st each year.
Seed labelers located outside Montana who sell agricultural seed in Montana shall report those sales and pay an assessment fee per $100 gross annual sales of agricultural seed. These assessments are due to the department 30 days after the licensing period ending.
Annual Dealer License Fees:
$75.00 - Montana Seed Dealer
$130.00 - Non-Resident Seed Dealer
$75.00 - Montana or Non-Resident Labeler whose company name & address appears on the seed label
$75.00 - A facility (permanent or portable) that conditions seed for sale
$75.00 - A Montana producer selling more than $5,000 worth of seed he/she produced on his/her farm
Seed Annual Inspection fee:
$0.25 per $100.00 gross annual sales
Commodity & Seed Program Manager
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3950
Fax: (406) 444-9466
Published: October 21, 2011 12:58:00 PM MDT.
Last Modified: May 5, 2016 9:54:01 AM MDT