MSU Extension is a statewide educational outreach network
that applies unbiased, research-based university resources to practical needs identified by the people of
Montana in their home communities. The Extension network connects researchers and educators on the MSU campus
with a web of MSU Extension faculty located throughout the state's 56 counties and seven reservations.
Cooperating with local governments and citizens, MSU Extension agents and campus based specialists
collaborate to develop educational programs and partnerships that make a positive difference in people's daily lives.
The result is a dynamic cycle of timely and relevant knowledge, resources and support to help Montanans meet
new challenges, make informed decisions and take action to improve their own quality of life. The Montana State
University Extension Service is 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
P.O. Box 172230, Bozeman, MT 59717-2230