MSU Extension has agents in communities across Montana, many of whom can provide assistance to fruit and vegetable producers. Check out their website and visit the directory to find a horticulture agent near you.
The Montana Sustainable Growers’ Union brings local growers and customers together to improve the sustainability of their farms and communities. The group is comprised of local farmers who live within a 75 mile radius of Missoula and market in the state.
The WMGC is a distribution cooperative serving farmers and markets in Western Montana. For growers interested in accessing wholesale markets, WMGC can be a good resource to plan crop production that matches opportunities in the market.
The National Center for Appropriate Technology’s ATTRA project offers many varied resources on sustainable agricultural production. For many useful resources on fruit and vegetable production, visit their site.
This 2016 guide for growing fruit trees in Montana is based on results from ongoing research across the state and will be updated in 2018.