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SAFE Harbor looking for carnival volunteers

News from Safe Harbor

RONAN — SAFE Harbor is looking for volunteers to assist at the SAFE Harbor Carnival and Circus scheduled for June 23 at the fairgrounds in Ronan. The Carnival takes place from noon to 4:30 p.m.

We would love to have you join us for an hour or two with this great community event. We can use staff to help at booths with prizes, managing the participants, and with stations like snow cones, popcorn, hot dogs, etc.

Please share and if interested respond by email at: or by phone at 406-240-0640.


Funds available to help cover organic certification costs

News from USDA

MONTANA — USDA is easing producers’ transition to organic production with new programs and partnerships. Through the Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP), USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) will cover up to 75% of organic certification costs at a maximum of $750 per certification category. FSA is now accepting applications, and organic producers and handlers should apply for OCCSP by the Oct. 31, 2024, deadline for eligible expenses incurred from Oct. 1, 2023, to Sept. 30, 2024. FSA will issue payments as applications are received and approved. For more information about applications go to: For more information about organic regulations go to:


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