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. 

 THE 2020 CASCADE COUNTY 4-H LIVESTOCK SHOW AND ONLINE SALE CATALOG IS AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD. WE STILL HAVE HARD COPIES AT THE EXTENSION OFFICE. GET YOURS TODAY!

 


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. . 

JULY

July 3, 2020 OFFICE CLOSED in observance of Independence Day

July 6-10, 2020 Montana 4-H Congress, Bozeman **VIRTUAL EVENT**

July 9-11, 2020 Cascade County 4-H Livestock Show and Sale

THE 2020 CASCADE COUNTY 4-H LIVESTOCK SHOW AND ONLINE SALE CATALOG IS AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD. WE STILL HAVE HARD COPIES AT THE EXTENSION OFFICE. GET YOURS TODAY!

July 14, 2020 4-H Leaders Council Meeting

July 16, 2020 Cascade County and Teton County Working Ranch Horse Competition

July 24, 2020 Cascade County 4-H Horse Show (Details to come)

July 24-August 1 Montana State Fair, Great Falls **CANCELLED**

**COMING SOON**

 

August 29-30, 2020 Montana 4-H Working Ranch Horse Finals, Great Falls

September 11-13, 2020 Montana 4-H State Horse Show, Livingston

September 18, 2020 MT 4-H Foundation Dinner

October 1, 2020 New 4-H Year begins!

October 4-10, 2020 National 4-H Week

October 10, 2020 Green Tie Affair

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

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