Montana

Community Food and Agriculture Coalition

Building a vibrant future for Montana’s farmland, farmers and food system. Our three main program areas work together to ensure that farmlands are conserved, farming remains a viable livelihood, and all Montanans can equally access nutritious, affordable, locally grown food. 

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs
  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Financial & Business Planning
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Funding Opportunities for Farmers
  • Resources for LGBTQIA Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Agristress Helpline

The AgriStress Helpline is a free and confidential crisis and support line that you can call or text 24/7, and interpretation services are provided in 160 languages. The helpline is answered by trained professionals who can offer support and/or help you find mental health resources in your area. We know that agriculture is unique and that is why our crisis specialists have received training on the factors that impact people working in agriculture.

 

Available in Oregon, Connecticut, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Montana, Colorado and Wyoming, with more states being added over time.

We specialize in:

  • Crisis Assistance
  • Farm Stress

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wyoming

Montana Stockgrowers Association

The Montana Stockgrowers Association, a non-profit organization representing nearly 2,500 members, strives to serve, protect and advance the economic, political, environmental and cultural interests of cattle producers, the largest sector of Montana’s number one industry – agriculture.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Montana Land Reliance

The Montana Land Reliance partners with private landowners to permanently protect agricultural lands, fish and wildlife habitat, and open space.

We specialize in:

  • Conservation Programs

We can also help you with:

  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning

We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Montana Farm Bureau

Montana Farm Bureau is a grassroots organization dedicated to preserving and improving the agriculture and natural resource industries through member involvement in education, political activities, programs and services.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Montana Cattlemen’s Association

Montana Cattlemen’s Association is a producer-driven grassroots organization committed to increasing profitability for the Montana cattle industry. We are dedicated to increasing profit opportunities for you and your family as well as for future gener

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing

We can also help you with:

We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Montana Bison Association

The Montana Bison Association is a non-profit organization comprised of bison producers and enthusiasts with a passion for this majestic animal. To promote buffalo (also known as bison, hereinafter referred to as “buffalo”) and buffalo products, namely breeding stock, meat and by-products. To seek fair and equitable regulations in the control of disease and in the movements of buffalo and buffalo products, for intrastate, interstate and international purposes. To perpetuate buffalo as a great North American native animal and to study, sponsor research, collect and disseminate pertinent information pertaining to buffalo.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Direct Marketing Assistance

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Farm Link Montana

Farm Link Montana is a one-stop shop for finding help with finding land, accessing markets, tracking down financing, building a profitable business, and hiring and keeping great employees., including: Programs to link beginning farmers with internship and more.

We specialize in:

  • Farm Land Access & Succession Planning
  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We can also help you with:

  • Direct Marketing Assistance
  • Legal Help & Mediation Services

We work in these areas:

  • Montana

Association of Montana Turf, Ornamental, and Pest Professionals (AMTOPP)

An association with a diversified membership whose purpose is to promote high standards and ethics within the turf, ornamental, and pesticide application industry. Providing educational workshops for CEUs, networking opportunities, a voice to legislation.

We specialize in:

  • Activism & Organizing
  • Research, Technical Assistance, & Education

We can also help you with:

  • Resources for Beginning Farmers

We work in these areas:

  • 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 Veteran 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