Montana Department of Ag. Recruits for Noxious Weed Seed Free Forage Advisory Council

Applications and Nominations Due July 1, 2020

CONTACT: Jasmine Reimer, Montana Department of Agriculture, (406) 444-3140

Helena, Mont. – The Montana Department of Agriculture (MDA) is currently recruiting for open positions on its Noxious Weed Seed Free Forage Advisory Council. The following council terms are currently vacant:

  • Certified Weed Seed Free Forage Producer (Eastern Region)
  • Certified Weed Seed Free Forage Producer (Any Region)
  • Outfitter’s or Guide’s Organization

The following council terms expire September 2020:

  • Certified Weed Seed Free Forage Producer (Central Region)
  • Western County Weed District Representative
  • Eastern County Weed District Representative
  • Forage Product Processor

Members of the advisory council provide guidance to the Noxious Weed Seed Free Forage (NWSFF) Program, which implements a cooperative forage and product certification system with federal, state, local, and private land managers that benefit Montanans and other states by producing and making available forage free of noxious weed seeds. Council meetings take place annually on one day in January or February.

Those interested in serving on the Noxious Weed Seed Free Forage Advisory Council can submit a letter of interest and apply to MDA by July 1, 2020. More information and applications are available on the NWSFF Council website. Nominations can be submitted to the Montana Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 200201, Helena, MT 59620-0201, or agr@mt.gov.

The Montana Department of Agriculture’s mission is to protect producers and consumers and to enhance and develop agriculture and allied industries. For more information on the Montana Department of Agriculture, visit agr.mt.gov.

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