MDA Announces Appointments to Montana Hemp Advisory Committee

HELENA, Mont. (NMB) – After receiving significant interest from producers and stakeholders throughout the state, Montana Department of Agriculture Director Ben Thomas announced that nine individuals have been appointed to the Montana Hemp Advisory Committee.

He says, “The appointees represent Montana hemp growers both large and small, and also reflect the diverse growing regions of Montana’s ag industry.”

These nine individuals were appointed to the Committee, each for a one-year term. They include Jeremy Anderson from Fort Benton and Ross Johnson from Conrad.

The Committee will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, April 3rd from 10 AM to 3 PM in Helena. Their first meeting will include an overview of Montana’s State Hemp Plan, commodity dealer licensing, and a discussion on how hemp laws are implemented in Montana. The meeting is open to the public.

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