COVID-19 Information

Montana’s official website for COVID-19 info: covid19.mt.gov
  • Inquiries: 1-888-333-0461

Read Montana State's State of Emergency Declaration


Montana Meat Processing Infrastructure Grant

The MMPIG program was created to aid small and medium-sized meat processors in responding to the COVID-19 crisis through the adaptation and advancement of meat processing infrastructure and capacity in Montana. Over $12 million was awarded for 106 projects across 46 counties in Montana.

 Click here  to view the full list of award recipients. The application period for this program is closed.

MT Agriculture Adaptability Program

The Montana Food and Agriculture Market Adaptability Program (MTFAAP) was created to aid small and medium-sized food and agriculture businesses in responding to the COVID-19 crisis through business adaptation and diversification. Over $1 million was awarded to 109 projects across 40 counties in Montana.

Click here to view the list of award recipients. The application period for this program is closed.

MDA Response

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect our staff and the public, Montana Department of Agriculture staff are currently working from home. We can still be reached during regular business hours (8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.). Please view our staff directory or email agr@mt.gov for assistance.


Social Distancing

MDA staff are practicing social distancing as recommended by public health experts. This includes:

  • Teleworking
  • Cancellation of all in-person pesticide re-certification training until further notice
  • Cancellation of Pesticide License Testing until further notice
  • Maintaining an acceptable social distance and wearing masks while performing field work.


Public Health Information


Farm and Food Businesses


Livestock & Pets

Montana Department of Agriculture
Phone : (406) 444-3144
E-mail : agr@mt.gov
Fax : (406) 444-5409
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601