COVID-19 Information


Governor's Phased Approach to Reopening the Big Sky



MT Meat Processing Improvement Grant

$150,000 available to small and medium-sized businesses for adaptation and expansion of meat processing infrastructure and capacity in Montana.


MT Agriculture Adaptability Program

$10,000 available to small and medium-sized food and agriculture businesses for adaptation and diversification in response to COVID-19.



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


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