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Due to the current public health situation, the 2020 Montana Beverage Show has been cancelled. Please check back here for info on a show in 2021.

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Montana Beverage Show

Showcasing a variety of tasty beverages made right here in Montana!

Monday, November 9, 2020
12:00 noon – 6:00pm
Delta Hotels Helena Colonial, Helena, MT


After several years of hosting the Montana Food Show, it became clear that Montana beverages require a show of their own – especially Montana wine, cider, craft beer, and spirits. This show will highlight those beverages along with many other teas, juices, mixers, and coffees.


Registration is now open for both Exhibitors and Buyers

This show will be open to professional buyers only


Marketing News

How to Determine Farm Status for FSMA Produce Safety Rule

Produce Safety Program requests growers complete the Farm Status Determination Form

How to Determine Farm Status for FSMA Produce Safety Rule

The Montana Department of Agriculture Produce Safety Program encourages all produce growers to submit the status of their farm in relation to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. Produce growers can determine the status of their operation by completing the Farm Status Determination form. 

Click here to complete the Farm Status Determination Form.

Click here to visit the Produce Safety Program and learn more about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and Produce Safety Rule (PSR).

Montana Wheat & Barley Committee will Host Research Review Panels in Cooperation with Montana State University

“The Future’s Promise in Agriculture” research review panel scheduled for March 3, 2021

Montana Wheat & Barley Committee will Host Research Review Panels in Cooperation with Montana State University

The Montana Wheat and Barley Committee will host a series of research review panels on March 3, 2021 in cooperation with the Montana State University College of Agriculture and Montana Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES).

The event, titled “The Future’s Promise in Agriculture,” are open to the public and will take place via Zoom. MAES Associate Director Mary Burrows will moderate the three 40-minute panels, including:

What Innovations are on the Horizon in Montana Agriculture?

Featuring Lovreet Shergill and Kent McVay, Southern Agricultural Research Center; Perry Miller, Dept. of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences

10:30 a.m.

What is the Future of Plant Breeding in Montana?

Featuring Jason Cook, Jennifer Lachowiec, and Mike Giroux, Dept. of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology

11:10 a.m.

What Pests are on Our Horizon and How Can we Work Now to Mitigate Them?

Featuring David Weaver, Dept. of Land Resources & Environmental Sciences; Alan Dyer, Dept. of Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology; Frankie Crutcher, Eastern Agricultural Research Center

11:50 a.m.

To receive Zoom meeting information, please contact Tammy Suek, Administrative Assistant at Montana Wheat and Barley Committee, by email at TSuek@mt.gov.

Public Meeting Notice: MT Pulse Crop Committee - March 10, 2021

Deadline for market development proposals is fast-approaching: Proposals due March 1, 2021

Public Meeting Notice: MT Pulse Crop Committee - March 10, 2021

The Montana Pulse Crop Committee will meet virtually through Zoom on March 10, 2021 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The committee is currently seeking proposals to fund market development projects and educational projects designed to promote and enhance Montana’s pulse industry. All funding awards will be determined by the Montana Pulse Crop Committee and proposals are due March 1, 2021 by 5:00 pm MST.

An agenda will be posted soon. To receive information to join the committee’s Zoom meeting on March 10th, please contact Dani Jones at Danielle.Jones@mt.gov

Charsi Workman
Business Development Specialist

Phone : (406) 444-5425
E-mail : Charsi.Workman@mt.gov


Marty Earnheart
Marketing Officer

Phone : (406) 444-2402
E-mail : MEarnheart@mt.gov
Fax : (406) 444-9442


Weston Merrill
Business Development Specialist

Phone : (406) 558-9880
E-mail : Weston.Merrill@mt.gov