Montana Grain Growers Association

Montana Grain Growers Association

The Montana Grain Growers Association is proud to be an advocate for Montana agriculture. For over 55 years, MGGA has been recognized as the grain industry leader in Montana. We are the only agricultural organization dedicated solely to representing the interests of Montana wheat and barley producers. Working specifically on the issues critical to our growers’ success like crop insurance, the farm bill, federal and state regulations, transportation and rising input costs, MGGA has had a long history of extraordinary success. Our honesty, integrity and hard work have earned us the respect of our congressional delegation, state legislators and administrators at all levels.

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North Dakota Barley Council

North Dakota Barley Council

The North Dakota Barley Council was created by the 1983 North Dakota Legislature.  Funded by a check-off of one cent per bushel on barley sales from 1983-2009 and a check-off of two cents per bushel on barley sales from 2009 to present, the Council supports research and development for new barley varieties, provides education and trade support to potential buyers, and seeks new opportunities to expand barley utilization in malting, livestock, and human food consumption.

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National Barley Growers Association

National Barley Growers Association

The state of Idaho is divided into three barley regions. A barley producer from each region is appointed by the Governor to serve a three-year term (limited to two terms) on the Idaho Barley Commission. The commissioners not only represent their districts but the state of Idaho through national organizations such as, US Grains Council, National Barley Growers Association, and the National Barley Foods Council. An industry representative also serves on the board bringing to the commission experience and insight from the malting industry.

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