Extension Contact Information:

Agricultural Extension Agent
Brent Sarchet
(406) 447-8350

4-H/Youth Development Agent
Kara Tangedal
(406) 447-8349

Administrative Support
Maureen Theisen

Family and Consumer Science Agent
Food and Nutrition

Kim Lloyd
(406) 447-8042

Phone: (406) 447-8346
Address:  100 W. Custer  Helena, MT 59602

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Helena Beekeepers Group

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The Lewis & Clark County Extension Service
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.

The programs of the MSU Extension are available to all people regardless 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, Director of Extension, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717.

Presentations from the Master Gardener Celebration, March 4, 2017

Laurie Kerzicnik, MSU Extension Entomologist - Insect Visitors in 2016

Eva Grimme, MSU Extension Pathologist - Plant Diseases in 2016

 2018 Level I Master Gardener Class
Classes are Thursdays 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. from September 20 to November 15, 2018.  Scholarship opportunities include: Extension Office scholarship ($50 value), and the Helena Garden Club scholarship ($50 value). Contact the Extension Office for more information, 447-8346. 
Registration Form

For additional information on the Master Gardener Program, click here.

Information about the Helena Garden Club, click here.

The Growing Zone Newsletter
(Your gardening resource for Helena, Montana)
A publication of the Lewis & Clark County Extension Office
 and the Helena area Master Gardeners     


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