Whether we live in a rural area where the nearest grocery store is dozens of miles away, or in a bustling community with a choice of markets and restaurants, we eat. Whether we have ample resources, or struggle to make ends meet, we eat. From our start, we have been committed to helping Montanans learn about growing fruit trees, gardens and crops; raising chickens, pigs, sheep and beef cattle; and safely storing and preserving the bounty. Read more.
Across Montana, there are 92 agents and 32 specialists in Extension who are MSU faculty members, living and working in more than 60 offices and communities statewide. These professionals serve in their local communities and counties, responding to emerging needs of families, producers, businesses and industry.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717