unnamedDepartment of Agriculture Will Host Listening Sessions in Eastern Montana Communities

The Montana Department of Agriculture’s Chief Legal Counsel, Cort Jensen, will be holding listening sessions in Eastern Montana communities from August 24th through August 27th.

These sessions will provide information and receive comments on North Dakota’s recent refusal to sign a cross-border reciprocal agreement to return Montana pulse checkoff dollars to the state, as well as the department’s desire to maximize Montana’s pulse checkoff dollars return on investment and other agricultural interests.

Wolf Point: Monday, August 24 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Sherman Inn Banquet Room.

Froid: Tuesday, August 25 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Friod Community Center.

Plentywood: Wednesday, August 26 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Sheridan County Courthouse

Sidney: Wednesday, August 26 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Richland Public Library

Glendive: Thursday, August 27 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Glendive Public Library

The Montana Department of Agriculture’s mission is to protect producers and consumers, and to enhance and develop agriculture and allied industries. All sessions are open to the public and interested producers are encouraged to attend. Visit their website for more information. 

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