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Briefs for April 14, 2021

Gov. Gianforte tests positive  for COVID-19    News from the office of  Gov. Gianforte BOZEMAN — After exhibiting mild symptoms on Sunday, April 4, and out of an abundance of caution, Governor Greg Gianforte today was tested for COVID-19 and received a positive result. ...

Pollinator Week events continue

News from LCCD LAKE COUNTY — The Lake County Conservation District welcomes spring with Pollinator Week, April 2-11. In addition to giving away free pollinator seed mixes made specifically for Lake County, the organizations is hosting an online scavenger hunt with prizes, a site prep workshop, tri...

USDA seeks innovative partner-led projects delivering sustainable agricultural solutions

News from USDA  BOZEMAN — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking proposals to fund up to $75 million in new, unique projects under the Regional Conservation Partnership Program’s Alternative Funding Arrangements that take innovative and non-traditional approaches to conservation ...

Sharecropper lease open near Kalispell

News from MT Fish, Wildlife & Par ks Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is requesting proposals from qualified applicants for an agricultural lease on approximately 100 acres at the Ray Kuhns Wildlife Management Area north of Kalispell. The Ray Kuhns WMA, situated along Farm to Market Road, provid...

Governor Gianforte, Ag Development Council announce GTA awards

    News from the Governor’s Office HELENA — Governor Gianforte and the Agriculture Development Council announced the recipients of $834,646 in grants and loans awarded through the Growth Through Agriculture program.   “Expanding value-added agriculture helps Mont...

‘Free the Seeds’ celebrates sixth year ‘Free the Seeds’ celebrates sixth year

News from Free the Seeds FLATHEAD VALLEY — “Free the Seeds” returns to the Flathead Valley from March 6–8, 2021, for a sixth year of workshops and free seeds. This year’s event features a drive-up heirloom seed giveaway and free virtual workshops that promote real seeds, re...

USDA offers assistance to certain producers

News from USDA WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture) will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, expanding eligibility for some agricultural producers and commodities as well as updating p...

Briefs for Jan. 13, 2021

USDA sets application cutoff date   News from USDA BOZEMAN — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in Montana is accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program. While NRCS accepts easement applications on a continuous basis, applications for the next ...

Montana leaders praise Montana Water Rights Protection Act being signed into law

News from Senator Steve Daines  MONTANA — U.S. Senators Steve Daines and Jon Tester celebrated their bipartisan bill, the “Montana Water Rights Protection Act,” being signed into law by President Trump on Sunday, Dec. 27.  Several Montana leaders issued statements in suppo...

Department of Agriculture Director announced

News from the office of Governor-elect Greg Gianforte BOZEMAN — Governor-elect Greg Gianforte announced his appointment of Mike Foster to lead the Department of Agriculture.  “Montana farmers and ranchers drive our state’s number one industry, and deserve a leader who will work...


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