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Alfalfa Seed Research & Market Development Grant

Request for Proposal for 2024 Montana Alfalfa Seed Committee Research and Marketing Program

The Montana Alfalfa Seed Committee invites proposals to fund market development projects and educational projects designed to address Montana's alfalfa seed industry.

RFP opens Jan 2, 2024
Applications will be submitted through WebGrants

Click here to view/download the complete Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2024 Alfalfa Seed Grants (PDF format).

Proposals submitted must be received on or before January 31, 2024 by 5:00 p.m.

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Alfalfa Seed Committee Board Members

The Alfalfa Seed Program is administered by the department under the Alfalfa Seed Industry Act (Montana Code Annoted 80-11-3). The Montana Alfalfa Seed Committee provides direction for research and marketing toward the continued growth of the alfalfa seed industry of Montana. The program is administered by the department's Agricultural Development Division.

The committee is appointed by the Governor and composed of eight members. Board members serve three-year terms. For additional information about Governor-appointed Boards and Councils, refer to the Montana.Gov Boards, Councils and Commissions website from the Office of the Governor.

Alfalfa Committee
Name Contact Info Term End Qualifications


Dept. of Agriculture
PO Box 200201
Helena, MT 59601-0201
  Agriculture Director, Statutory Appointment

John Mehling, Chair

3475 Community School Road
Hardin, MT 59034
 12/1/2023 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Tom Neibur, Vice Chair 1429 Hwy 191 S
Malta, MT 59538-0753
12/1/2025 Alfalfa Seed Grower and Leaf-Cutting Bees
Cavin Steiger 67 Golden Goose Road
Forsyth, MT 59327
12/1/2023 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Ernest Johnson 9265 Paradise Valley Road
Chinook, MT 59523
12/1/2023 Alfalfa Seed Grower and Leaf-Cutting Bees
Tom Matchett 1820 Stillmeadow
Billings, MT 59106
12/1/2025 Alfalfa Seed Grower and Leaf-Cutting Bees
Dallas Steiger PO Box 387
Hysham, MT 59038
11/30/2024 Alfalfa Seed Grower
Justin Wiese 4880 Hwy 363
Malta, MT 59538
11/30/2024 Alfalfa Seed Grower

Montana Alfalfa Seed Committee Agendas and Minutes

Alfalfa Seed Program News



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