MDA Seeking Applicants For Montana Hemp Advisory Committee

 

October 4, 2023 | View PDF



Helena, MT – The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is seeking applications from hemp growers interested in serving on the Montana Hemp Advisory Committee. The deadline for applications is Monday, Oct. 16.

The advisory committee consists of at least five voting members involved in the production of hemp within the prior three years, one non-voting processing industry representative, and one non-voting representative from the Montana State University System. The Committee is responsible for advising the Department on the use of hemp checkoff funds generated through Montana’s Agricultural Commodity Research and Market Development program. Through the program, 1% of the net receipts of all hemp crops produced in Montana can be used to further research, marketing and education activities that advance Montana’s hemp industry.


Those interested in serving on the committee can request an application by contacting Dani Jones at 406-444-2402 or [email protected].

Finished applications can be sent to MDA:

• Via email at: [email protected]

• Via mail at: Montana Department of Agriculture, Hemp Advisory Committee, 302 N. Roberts, Helena, MT 59601.

The Montana Department of Agriculture is serving Montana Agriculture and growing prosperity under the Big Sky. For more information on department programs and services, visit agr.mt.gov.

 

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