The Alfalfa Seed Program is administered by the department under the Alfalfa Seed Industry Act (Montana Code Annoted 80-11-3). The Montana Alfalfa Seed Committee provides direction for research and marketing toward the continued growth of the alfalfa seed industry of Montana. The program is administered by the department's Montana.Gov Boards, Councils & Commissions website from the Office of the Governor.

Board Members

Name Contact Info Term End Qualifications
Director Ben Thomas Dept. of Agriculture
PO Box 200201
Helena, MT 49620
  Agriculture Director, Statutory Appointment
Ernest Johnson 9265 Paradise Valley Road
Chinook, MT 59523
12/21/2020 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Tom Neibur 1429 Hwy 191 S
Malta, MT 59538-0753
12/1/2019 Alfalfa Seed Grower & Alfalfa Leaf-Cutting Bees
John Mehling Rte 1 Box 1060
Hardin, MT 59034
12/21/2020 Alfalfa Seed Grower & Alfalfa Leaf-Cutting Bees
Justin Wiese 4880 Hwy 363
Malta, MT 59538
12/1/2021 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Dallas Steiger PO Box 387
Hysham, MT 59038
12/1/2021 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Tom Matchett 1820 Stillmeadow
Billings, MT 59106
12/1/2019 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Cavin Steiger 67 Golden Goose Road
Forsyth, MT 59327
12/1/2020 Alfalfa Seed Grower

Alfalfa Seed Program News

Agricultural Development Division
Phone : 406.444.2402
E-mail : agr@mt.gov
Fax : 406.444.9442
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601

Alfalfa Seed Research & Market Development Forms & Files

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