Our website is currently under routine maintenance. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. Please contact our office at 454-6980 for program information, forms, and handouts. We are happy to assist you.  

Welcome to Cascade County Extension

Thank you for dropping by our website. We are excited to bring you a new and improved website.  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. 

The Montana State University Extension Service is an ADA/EO/AA/Veteran’s Preference Employer and Provider of Educational Outreach.

How May We Assist You?



4-H & Youth Development


Home & Family


Food Safety, Preparation, and Preservation

  • Positive Youth Development
  • Curriculum & Research Based
  • Camps, Events, and Contests
  • Projects and Clubs for every individual and family
  • Adult Volunteer Opportunities
  •  Homemakers Clubs
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
  • Family Economics and Financial Management
  • Diabetes Education
  • Resource MontGuides
  • Cooking & Nutrition
  • Food Preservation
  • Food Safety Issues
  • ServSafe Food Safety Certification
  • Resource MontGuides


Snap-ED Nutrition


Yard & Garden


Agriculture & Natural Resources

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • Master Gardener Certification Classes
  • Plant & Pest Diagnostics
  • Garden Consultation
  • Tree Consultation
  • Resource MontGuides
  • Agronomy
  • Livestock
  • Private Applicator Program
  • Shelterbelts and Windbreaks
  • Forages
  • Soil
  • Plant Diagnostics
  • Farm Managment
  • Natural Resources
  • Resource MontGuides


News & Upcoming Events


Office Closed Monday, February 19th in observation of President's Day.



Montana's Next Generation Conference set for January 26-27th in Shelby

BOZEMAN -- Registration is now open for Montana's Next Generation Conference, which will take place Jan. 26-27 in Shelby. The conference will feature sessions on business planning for the farm or ranch and production workshops. The conference begins at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at the Shelby Civic Center, located at 669 Park Ave.