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.

 

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, MSU Extension will adhere to the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommending that organizers cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of more than 50 people. MSU Extension will continue to serve clientele through phone calls, emails, websites, social media, news releases, radio and other appropriate means. 

 


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 communities 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.

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19,  MSU Extension will adhere to the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommending that organizers cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of more then 50 people. MSU Extension will continue to serve clientele through phone calls, emails, websites, social media, news releases, radio and other appropriate means. .

OCTOBER

October 1, 2020 New 4-H Year begins, ENROLLMENT OPENS

October 4-10, 2020 National 4-H Week

October 5-9, 2020 Green Tie Raffle Drawing- Tickets available!

October 13, 2020 ServSafe Food Manager Certification Class

October 15-17, 2020 Ambassador and Teen Leader Fall Training (Virtual)

NOVEMBER

November 9, 2020 ServSafe Food Manager Certification Class

November 26- December 1, 2020 National 4-H Congress, Atlanta Georgia

DECEMBER

December 8, 2020 ServSafe Food Manager 8-Hour Certification Class Registration *OPEN*