All County offices will be closed Monday, October 12, 2015, for Columbus Day


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

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 

Community Garden October 2015 newsletter can be viewed HERE  


Extension Agent weekly newspaper articles are available below:  

May 6

  June 3 July 8 September 2
May 13   June 10 July 15 September 9
May 20   June 17 July 22 September 16
May 27   June 24 July 29 September 23
        September 30

Irrigation Water Management Booklet  Montana Water Law

These publications are 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 click on the picture of the individual handbook for 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

Sheila Finco – Administrative Assistant    


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