Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 3. Alfalfa Seed Industry

Findings -- Purpose

80-11-302. Findings -- purpose. (1) The legislature finds that:

(a) it is in the best interest of all the people of Montana that the abundant natural resources of the state be protected, fully developed, and uniformly distributed;

(b) economic waste threatens the alfalfa seed industry in Montana because of lack of proper advertising and dissemination of information necessary for the development and promotion of alfalfa seed grown in the state and because of lack of facilities and funds for research to:

(i) develop and improve control measures for diseases and pests which attack alfalfa seed pollinators;

(ii) improve alfalfa seed growing culture; and

(iii) disseminate information to the growers; and

(c) it is in the interest of the people and general welfare of the state that this avoidable economic waste be eliminated by the growers having at their disposal all available information on the best and most advanced methods of culture, growing, harvesting, and marketing of alfalfa seed.

(2) The purpose of this part is to promote the general welfare of the people of the state by improving the culture and production of and expanding the market for alfalfa seed grown in the state.

History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 405, L. 1981.