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14 June 2019
Ag Groups Partner with State Agencies to Create  Montana Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation

Ag Groups Partner with State Agencies to Create Montana Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation

Helena, Mont. – Montana’s Agriculture in the Classroom program will take on a new form as Montana Farmer’s Union, the Montana Farm Bureau Federation, the Office of Public Instruction and the Montana Department of Agriculture today announced the creation of a new nonprofit organization that will oversee and implement the program. The Montana Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation will be a public-private partnership governed by a board of representatives from each of the founding partners.

14 March 2019
USDA Celebrates National Ag Day with New Youth Website

USDA Celebrates National Ag Day with New Youth Website

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2019 – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture joins the nation in celebrating National Ag Day, which highlights agriculture’s crucial role in everyday life, and honors the farmers, foresters, scientists, producers and many others who contribute to America’s bountiful harvest. As part of this effort, USDA is launching a new Youth and Agriculture website to connect young people and youth-serving organizations with Department-wide resources that engage, empower, and educate the next generation of agricultural leaders.

13 March 2019
USDA Announces Launch of the Start Simple with MyPlate Campaign

USDA Announces Launch of the Start Simple with MyPlate Campaign

WASHINGTON, March 13, 2019 -- In a continuing effort to help Americans make healthy food choices, and in honor of National Nutrition Month®, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced a new campaign to help simplify the nutrition information that surrounds us each day.

18 October 2017
Montana Crunch Time is Tuesday, October 24th

Montana Crunch Time is Tuesday, October 24th

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture and Montana Office of Public Instruction are joining schools, community partners, and individuals across Montana in celebrating Food Day and National Farm to School Month by crunching into locally-grown apples on Tuesday, October 24th at 2:30 p.m. for Montana Crunch Time.

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