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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. 

Click HERE for the Deer Lodge Community Garden Contract 

News articles appearing in the Silver State Post

Plain text articles can be found here with the most recent article first


October 31, 2018--Montana Medical Savings Account

November 7, 2018--Estate Planning for Pets

November 14, 2018--Forage Interpretation

November 28, 2018--Stress Busting Ideas

December 5, 2018--Livestock Water Tanks

December 18, 2018--Annual Grasses

December 26, 2018--Ventenata

January 16, 2019--Grazing Leases

January 23, 2019--Medicaid & Long Term Care

February 6, 2019--Sagebrush

Februrary 20, 2019--Credit Score


The Merck Veterinary Manual is available online

Irrigation Water Management Booklet  

This publication is no longer in print, but you may research answers to your questions. Click on the picture to open the ask an expert web page. 


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