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USDA is Still Accepting Applications for a Trade Mission to Canada, Sept. 3-6, 2019

Application deadline is May 20, 2019

USDA is Still Accepting Applications for a Trade Mission to Canada, Sept. 3-6, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will sponsor a trade mission to Toronto and Montreal, Sept. 3-6, 2019, providing U.S. agricultural exporters a prime opportunity to grow their business with our Northern neighbor and top agricultural trading partner. Application deadline is May 20, 2019.  

Click here for more info and the application form.

Discounted Vendor Early-Bird Registrations for Montana Food Show open until May 23

Montana Food Show set for September 27th in Bozeman

Discounted Vendor Early-Bird Registrations for Montana Food Show open until May 23

The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) will be hosting the third annual Montana Food Show September 27, 2019 at MSU’s Brick Breeden Fieldhouse in Bozeman.

Early bird registration for vendors will open March 7th and run until regular registration begins May 23rd.

Final deadline for vendor registration is July 24th.

Buyer registration will open June 3rd.

Let’s get more Montana foods on Montana plates!

In 2019 you can expect:

  • International trade groups from Canada and Mexico
  • Public will be allowed for the trade show

At the second annual Montana Food Show in 2018:

  • $9,933 in reported sales from the day of the show
  • 64 Montana companies showcased
  • 166 buyers from more than 55 companies
    • Hotels & resorts
    • Restaurants & bars
    • Gift shops
    • Catering services
    • Distributors & wholesalers
    • Grocery stores & markets

Interested in being a 2019 Vendor? Click here for online Vendor Registration.

Wondering if this show is for you? Click here for the 2018 Vendor List.

If you have any questions about the show, please contact Marketing Officer Marty Earnheart at (406) 444-2402, MEarnheart@mt.gov.

From USDA: Additional FY 2019 Funds Available for Export Credit Guarantee Program

From USDA: Additional FY 2019 Funds Available for Export Credit Guarantee Program

On May 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced increased availability of credit guarantees for sales of U.S. agricultural commodities under the Commodity Credit Corporation’s (CCC) Export Credit Guarantee Program (GSM-102) for fiscal year 2019. Further details of the announcements may be found at: https://www.fas.usda.gov/programs/export-credit-guarantee-program-gsm-102/gsm-102-allocations

 

Eric Sommer
State Statistician

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
Montana Field Office
Phone : (406) 441-1240 or
1-800-835-2612
E-mail : eric.sommer@nass.usda.gov
Fax : (406) 441-1250
10 West 15th Street, Suite 3100
Helena, MT 59626