Tester announces Agriculture Small Business Opportunity Workshop

Senator’s March 12 event in Great Falls highlights agriculture job opportunities

(U.S. SENATE) – Senator Jon Tester's eleventh Small Business Opportunity Workshop in Great Falls will focus on resources and services available to Montana farmers.

Tester, the U.S. Senate’s only active farmer, will hold the event March 12 in the Missouri Room of the Mansfield Civic Center in Great Falls.  The workshop will feature discussions with agriculture leaders about marketing strategies, financial management, the upcoming farm bill, and government programs for Montana’s agriculture community.

Tester’s workshop will also feature networking opportunities and information booths for attendees.

Tester’s workshop, which kicks off at 8 a.m., is free and open to the public.  Montanans interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP at tester.senate.gov/agworkshop.

Tester’s Great Falls workshop builds on the success of his agriculture jobs workshop held last spring in Bozeman.  The Great Falls Small Business Opportunity Workshop will follow Tester’s Women’s Small Business Opportunity Workshop in Missoula on February 21.
More than 1,800 Montana companies and individuals have attended Tester’s nine previous small business workshops in Great Falls, Bozeman, Kalispell, Billings, Butte and Missoula.