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13 December 2018
Noxious Weed Biennial Report for Montana Now Available

Noxious Weed Biennial Report for Montana Now Available

Click here to view the interactive Montana Noxious Weed Biennial Report for 2016-2017.

13 December 2018
Now Hiring Office Coordinator

Now Hiring Office Coordinator

The Montana Department of Agriculture is currently hiring an Office Coordinator based in Helena. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Visit the Employment page for more info and other job openings with the Montana Department of Agriculture.

12 December 2018
Now Hiring Plant Science Specialist

Now Hiring Plant Science Specialist

The Montana Department of Agriculture is currently hiring a Plant Science Specialist based in Helena. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Visit the Employment page for more info and other job openings with the Montana Department of Agriculture.

11 December 2018
From the Whitefish Pilot: Chemistry Students Turn Unusable Soil into Science Experiment

From the Whitefish Pilot: Chemistry Students Turn Unusable Soil into Science Experiment

From the Whitefish Pilot:

An early setback for the new Center for Sustainability and Entrepreneurship has become the type of real-world learning the facility promised.

After planting began at the Whitefish Schools CSE in early June, it became apparent that the soil used in the greenhouse and outdoor raised garden beds was contaminated with an herbicide, CSE Facilities Coordinator Taylor Wilmot said.

Click here to read the full article.

The Montana Department of Agriclture Analytical Lab assisted on the project.

 

05 December 2018
MT Dept. of Agriculture Requesting Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications

MT Dept. of Agriculture Requesting Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications

Helena, Mont. - The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is now accepting applications for an estimated $1.5 million in federal funding available through the Specialty Crop Block Grant (SCBG) program. This competitive grant program is designed to expand markets for Montana specialty crops.

04 December 2018
Montana Hail Insurance Program 2018 Crop Year Annual Report now available
20 November 2018
Farmers Planting More Pulse Crops Despite Market Challenges

Farmers Planting More Pulse Crops Despite Market Challenges

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14 September 2018
Pulse Crops Giving Farmers New Opportunities

Pulse Crops Giving Farmers New Opportunities

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21 August 2018
New Food Safety Modernization Act and Produce Safety Rule Overview Video from MDA
17 August 2018
"How to Apply for a Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) Grant" Webcast Now Available

"How to Apply for a Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) Grant" Webcast Now Available

The Growth Through Agriculture (GTA) program is a grant and loan program to strengthen and diversify Montana's agricultural industry through development of new agricultural products and processes. Click here to view and listen to a recording of the webinar on the Montana Department of Agriculture YouTube channel, or click here to download a PDF of the GTA Webinar Powerpoint Presentation

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