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Start-up Resources

Getting Started

Helping Montana agricultural producers and processors to develop new businesses.

Knowing where to start when developing a new business is key to success. 

Below are some resources that can help.



Business planning, feasibility, financing:

Regulations & licensing:




For one-on-one assistance with starting up your business, contact our marketing officer (see below) or work with your local Food & Ag Development Center.




Linda Howard
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-5425
E-mail: LHoward@mt.gov
Fax: (406) 444-9442


Published: January 12, 2012 3:03:00 PM MST.
Last Modified: August 29, 2014 12:13:13 PM MDT