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Welcome to Cascade County Extension

MSU Extension provides non-formal education and learning activities for individuals throughout the county from farmers  and rural residents to urban communities.  MSU Cascade County Extension emphasizes taking knowledge gained through research and education to bring it directly to the people of Cascade County to create positive changes. Find classes to improve your quality of life, engage with community members, and find solutions to real-world issues. 

 


How May We Assist You?

 

4-H & Youth
Development

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Cascade County proudly offers 4-H, a nationally recognized youth enrichment program, to youth ages 5-18. Our 2018-2019 4-H year saw 318 youth and 108 adult volunteers enrolled.

 

Family & Consumer
Sciences

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FCS serves individuals and families by providing educational resources in the areas of community health, financial management, family and human development, food and nutrition, and housing and environmental health.

SNAP-Ed
Nutrition

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SNAP Education (SNAP-Ed) teaches people to shop for and cook healthy meals. SNAP-Ed can help people learn how to make their SNAP dollars stretch. SNAP-Ed works with partners to make the healthy choice the easy choice.

Master Gardener
Program

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The program's purpose is to provide technical assistance and unbiased, research-based information in consumer horticulture to people in all Montana communites through qualified volunteers.

MSU Extension
Publications

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What is a MontGuide?

Current information in a concise format on topics relevant to you! MontGuides are free and can be mailed to you for a nominal fee.

Agriculture & Natural
Resources

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MSU Extension Cascade County provides educational opportunities and resources for agronomy, livestock, private pesticide certification, shelterbelts and windbreaks, forage producers, and more.


  


News & Upcoming Events

 (Contact the Extension Office at 406-454-6980 for more information. Activities are held at the
Cascade County MSU Extension office located at 3300 3rd Street NE #9, Great Falls unless otherwise noted.)

SEPTEMBER

September 12, 2019 Dining with Diabetes four class series registration OPENS

September 16, 2019 4-H Enrollment OPEN online

September 16, 2019 4-H Air Rifle Shooting Sports registration OPENS

September 16, 2019 Powerful Tools for Caregivers Support and Educaion Group Noon-1:00 at the Sletten Cancer Institute

September 17, 2019 Cascade 4-H Foundation Meeting 6:00 p.m.

September 17, 2019 YOU CAN!  Pickles & Salsa Food Preservation Class 6:00-8:00 p.m. (CLASS FULL)

September 24, 2019 4-H Air Rifle Registration Orientation Night, held at the Extension Office 5:00-6:30 p.m.

September 24, 2019 YOU CAN! Vegetables & Freezing Food Preservation Class 6:00-8:00 p.m. (CLASS FULL)

September 28, 2019 Rocky Mountain Poultry Fall Show, held at the Montana ExpoPark in Great Falls; Contact Desiree Roth at 406-590-7911 or rothslittlecritters@gmail.com for more information and registration forms

OCTOBER

October 1, 2019 YOU CAN! Meats & Dehydrtion Food Preservation Class 6:00-8:00 p.m. (CLASS FULL)

October 1, 2019 4-H Horse Leaders Committee Meeting 5:30 p.m.

October 1, 2019 4-H Livestock Leaders Committee Meeting 7:00 p.m.

October 2, 2019 Cascade County Homemakers Leaders Council Meeting 1:00 p.m.

October 8, 2019 Dining with Diabetes four class series registration CLOSES

October 9, 2019 Dining with Diabetes Class 1 of 4, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

October 16, 2019 Dining with Diabetes Class 2 of 4, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

October 21, 2019 Powerful Tools for Caregivers Support and Education Group, Noon-1:00 p.m. at the Sletten Cancer Institute

October 27, 2019 4-H Achievement Night, 2:00 p.m. at the College of Great Falls MSU Heritage Hall, Great Falls

October 30, 2019 Dining with Diabetes Class 3 of 4, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

NOVEMBER

November 6, 2019 Dining With Diabetes Class 4 of 4, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.