The MSU Extension Office in Butte Silver Bow fulfills the land grant mission of Montana State University by reaching out or "extending" resources to citizens through non-formal, non-credit educational programs.  The office is a partnership between Butte Silver Bow, Montana State University Extension and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.


Services and information available at the Butte Silver Bow Extension office include:

  • 4-H Youth Development Program information and support
  • Family Consumer Science information
  • SNAP Education programming related to healthy eating, food safety and physical activity (once this position is filled)



Horticulture is not currently supported at the Silver Bow office.  Free information common yard, garden and tree issues customized to Montana conditions is available for download at the links below:


MontGuides on other topics can be found at MSU Extension Publications.



The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and 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 and 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.