Free and open to beginning farmers and ranchers anywhere in Montana


we can help you:


  • Create business, marketing, or financial plans for your farm business
  • Connect you to an array of resources to answer your questions
  • Hone your vision, set realistic goals, & ensure accountability
  • Review & complete financing applications
  • Navigate the process of accessing land


We offer personalized business development assistance to beginning farmers & ranchers who have been in operation less than 10 years. We work with folks in all stages of business, from visioning to launch to scaling up, & focus on small-scale, diversified, direct marketing, & local food or ag-based businesses. We are happy to meet with you in person, over the phone, or digitally, depending on your location and preference. All one-on-one services are provided at no cost.


interested? Let’s talk!


You can also contact Catie, Beginning Farmer Resource Coordinator, directly at or 406-926-1004.