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Welcome to the USDA Montana State Farm Service Agency (FSA) Website

Our primary mission at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency is to assist Montana farmers and ranchers secure the greatest possible benefit from programs administered by FSA such as farm loans, commodity price support, disaster relief, conservation, or other available resources. The hard-working men and women of Montana’s 48 FSA county offices are at the forefront of our efforts and remain the primary contact for program participation. We encourage you to speak with the staff at your local FSA office on how we can be of service. Our user friendly web site can help you learn more about FSA programs and services and help you locate your local FSA Service Center.

Best Wishes,
Bruce Nelson
State Executive Director

Montana FSA State Office
P.O. Box 670
Bozeman, MT 59771
Phone: (406) 587-6872
Fax: (855) 546-0264


USDA Presentations at Montana Farm Bill Meetings
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April 7: Deadline for Landowners to Update Yield History and/or Reallocate Base Acres

April 7: Deadline for Producers to Make a One-Time Election of Either ARC or PLC for the 2014 through 2018 Crop Years

April 21: Deadline for Sorghum Producers to Submit Sorghum Checkoff Program Referendum Ballot to local FSA office

May 14: CRP Managed Spring Grazing Period Ends

May 15 to July 15: Primary and Broodrearing Nesting Season

May 26: Deadline to Submit Written Comments on USDA's Actively Engaged Proposed Rule

June 1: Final LDP Availability Dates for Corn, Dry Peas, Grain Sorghum, Lentils, Mustard Seed, Safflower, Small Chickpeas, Large Chickpeas, Soybeans and Sunflower Seed

July 15: 2015 Acreage Reporting Deadline for Spring Seeded Alfalfa Seed, Forage Seeding, Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), Fruit (except cherries), Vegetables, Christmas Trees, and all Spring-Seeded Crops and any other crops not required to be reported by previously announced deadlines

July 16: CRP Summer/Fall Managed Haying and Grazing Begins (with County Committee Approval of Request)

For more information, call or visit your local FSA county office.



  • FSA EMERGENCY LOANS: For questions about eligibility and/or to apply for an Emergency Loan, contact your local FSA office to schedule an appointment with the Farm Loan Program staff serving your area.



FSA, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and the Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) have developed an information sheet for Indian operators on Indian Trust Lands.
COMPLIANCE: A factsheet from FSA and NRCS regarding Highly Erodible Land and Wetland Conservation Compliance is available HERE or at your local FSA and NRCS office in Montana.
FOIA/PRIVACY ACT REQUESTS: To submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and/or a Privacy Act request regarding Montana FSA records, you may contact the recordkeeping FSA state or/and county office. For questions on FOIA inquiries with Montana FSA, contact FOIA Officer Jennifer Cole at (406) 587-6786 or

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement/Complaint Process: The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech difficulties and you wish to file either an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish). Persons with disabilities who wish to file a program complaint, please see information above on how to contact us by mail directly or by email. If you require alternative means for communication for program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) please contact USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

USDA COMPLAINT FORM: The USDA program discrimination complaint form is available HERE.


WEBMASTER: For questions or comments regarding the Montana FSA Website, please send email to Webmaster or call (406) 587-6786.
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