Agriculture Agent

Emily Lockard

Ag Agent  Emily Lockard works with farmers and ranchers, small acreage landowners and even some gardeners. Emily's background is in Animal Science and Range Science. She answers questions and gives recommendations on a variety of topics including weed control, pasture management, forage production, crop production and livestock production through phone calls, one-on-one visits, site visits and educational workshops. Emily is also the Department Head of the Gallatin County Extension office.

4-H Agent

Kelton Jensen

4-H Agent Kelton Jensen joined the Gallatin Extension Office in 2014 and works with all 4-H activities. He comes from a long history of 4-H himself participating when he was young. His passion for 4-H turned into a career. As the 4-H agent, he oversees the program in the county and helps it grow and make a positive impact on our local youth. 

4-H Mentoring Partnership Program Coordinator

Hayley Richards

  Hayley Richards is the 4-H Mentoring Partnership Program Coordinator working with Big Brothers Big Sisters and United Way After School, Cap/Thrive and others.

Natural Resources Agent

Brad Bauer

Natural Resources Brad Bauer is Gallatin County's Natural Resource Extension Agent. Brad assists landowners with planning for forestry, wildfire, and aquatics management. He is available to provide guidance through phone calls, one-on-one visits, site visits, and educational workshops. 

SNAP-Ed Program Manager

Laura Horrigan

  Laura Horrigan is the Program Manager for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) in the Gallatin County. She teaches free adult and youth nutrition curriculum to those eligible for SNAP and other assistance programs.

Administrative Assistant

JaNaie' Veca

  JaNaie' Veca is the administrative assistant providing assistance to all office staff with updating the Extension Website, county bill paying and any other needs the agents have. 





201 West Madison Suite 300
Belgrade, MT 59714

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Phone: (406) 388-3213


(406) 388-3243
Hours: 8:00am - 12:00pm
1:15pm - 5:00pm
Closed over the lunch hour 12-1:15pm