• All county offices will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017 for Presidents Day

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4H Powell County MSU Extension Service Private Pesticide Applicators Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery

This office serves as an outreach function of Montana State University dedicated to improving the quality of people's lives by providing research-based knowledge to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of families, communities and agricultural enterprises. 

Time to order seed potatoes for 2017.  Orders are due by March 3.  Order Form.

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Click HERE for the Deer Lodge Community Garden Contract 

Master Gardener 1 class will be offered at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort March 6 to April 24. The course fee is $150.00.  Please see the flyer for complete details. The registration form is here.

Extension Agent weekly newspaper articles are available below:  

  November 2 December 7 January 4 February 1
  November 9 December 14 January 11 February 8
  November 16 December 21 January 18 February 15
  November 23 December 28 January 25 February 22
  November 30      

The Merck Veterinary Manual is available online

Irrigation Water Management Booklet  

This publication is no longer in print, but you may print your own copy. Click on the picture to open the booklet. 

PNW Handbooks

Other resources we frequently use are Pacific Northwest Plant Disease, Weed, and Insect Management Handbooks from Oregon State University. Click on the above picture to go to their site.  When there you may inquire from the individual handbook containing the information you would like to find.


For canning information click the picture:  canning

409 Missouri Ave., Suite 102
Deer Lodge, MT 59722

(406) 846-9791
(406) 846-2784 fax

Office Hours:  Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., except holidays


Jodi Pauley – County Extension Agent
     Cell: 406-560-5966
     e-mail:  jpauley@montana.edu

Sheila Finco – Administrative Assistant    
     e-mail:  powell@montana.edu


The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.  Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717