Montana

Rhone’s Farm & Retreat LLC

We provide access to evidence based best practices for the beginning farmer (specializing in Veterans) as they navigate their new farmer journey. We collaborate with local, state, and national agencies to afford our participants the most up to date information and resources.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Conservation Programs
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers
  • Resources for Underserved Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Disaster Relief/Resilience
  • Farm Energy Options
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Farm Stress
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP)

The Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides works to protect people and the environment by advancing ecologically sound alternatives to pesticides. NCAP is dedicated to sustainable agriculture, public education around pesticides and related health concerns, and helping to develop better public policy relating to pesticides.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Hispanic/Latinx Farmers/Farmworkers

We work in these areas:

  • California
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Montana Agriculture Safety Program

Keep family, friends, and employees safe and reduce liability. Cultivate a culture of safety to reduce risk, lost time, loss of income, and loss of life and property. Create short safety trainings and procedures for tractors and other farm machinery.

We specialize in:

  • Farm Stress
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers
  • Resources for Tribal Farmers & Ranchers
  • Resources for Underserved Farmers

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We work in these areas:

  • Montana

FoodCorps

FoodCorps is a national service organization that seeks to reverse childhood obesity by increasing vulnerable children’s knowledge of, engagement with, and access to healthy food. The centerpiece of our work is an AmeriCorps public service program that recruits young leaders for a year of service in high-obesity, limited-resource communities.

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We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Iowa
  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • Oregon

Center Pole

Emergency food assistance, internships for learning to grow, summer paid youth growing program for Native youth, assistance with paperwork, assistance with agritourism business plans

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We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Fulcrum Institute Dispute Resolution Clinic

The Fulcrum Institute DRC serves as the provider of state wide agricultural mediation services for the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana through the USDA certified mediation program. Each year, producers are provided the opportunity to select mediation as one approach to resolving conflicts with the Farm Service Agency, NRCS, Rural Resources, the U.S. Agriculture Department, and the Forest Service. Additionally, Fulcrum employees provide valuable training services to those entities through the annual contractual arrangements.

We specialize in:

  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

We can also help you with:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Financial & Business Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Washington

Northwest Farm Credit Services

Farm Credit ServicesTM, also known as Northwest Farm Credit Services or Northwest FCS, is a cooperatively owned lending association specializing in financing farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, commercial fishermen, timber producers, and country home owners in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska. It also provides leasing and appraisal services, and life, mortgage, disability, and crop insurance programs.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

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We work in these areas:

  • Alabama
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Washington

Western SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education)

Western SARE is one of four regional offices that run the Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education program, a nationwide grants and education program to advance sustainable innovation to American agriculture.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support

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We work in these areas:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Utah
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Northern Plains Resource Council

Northern Plains is committed to land stewardship, to the preservation of family farms and ranches and small businesses, and to providing the information and tools necessary to give citizens and effective voice in decisions that affect their lives. Tools include community organizing, public education, research. leader development, coalition building.

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We can also help you with:

  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Underserved Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Montana Department of Agriculture

The Montana Dept. of Ag. is a state agency that protects consumers and producers through regulatory activities and the department promotes development of agriculture and related industries. Beginning and farmer rancher loans and value added business loans are offered by the Agricultural Development Division.

We specialize in:

  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Institutional & Wholesale Markets
  • Organic/Sustainable/Regenerative Transition & Support
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Montana