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As the 4-H Military Program Coordinator I get to work with amazing people. One of them is Brenda Baker who's husband is serving overseas. She is the President of the Family Readiness Group here in Belgrade. The FRG supports familes of service men and women while they are overseas. AND GUESS WHAT?...…
Pasture Management Class
Gallatin County Extension in partnership with the Gallatin
Conservation District and Gallatin Big Sky Noxious Weed Committee will be
offering a 6 week pasture management course for Gallatin County
residents.  The class will give land owners the necessary tools to develop
a sustainable pasture manag…
FREE Summer Camps and Workshops
I have the greatest job. I work for MSU Extension in Gallatin County and plan events for 4-H. I work on two grants-One provides services and programs for youth with a loved one in the military and the other for youth in a one-on-one mentoring relationship...
All Shook Up: With Too Much Salt
I'm wierd. I don't use salt. I never use it when I cook, unless a recipe calls for it (but then again I don't follow recipes often). I never add salt to my meal once it is on a plate. I don't know why, but I don't have the salt craving like most of the population. I also don…
FREE LUNCH: Excerpts from Extension
I'm serious. We're giving away a FREE, healthy lunch. Gallatin County Extension and the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services are partneting up to help you get healthy. We're hosting a FREE one-hour workshop on the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Eating Plan on June 2…
4-H Summer Camp: Sign up TODAY
You have GOT to check this out! Our registration deadline (with no late fee) is TODAY!. I honestly wish I was a 9-13 year old, because this camp is going to be fun. At least I work with 4-H so I get to go...How luck am I? Read on for vital 4-H Summer Camp information.
“High-Pressure” Job? -Excerpts from Extension
Hypertension: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
Controlling your blood pressure may not be at the top of your to do list. However, according to heart health experts, it probably should be. Hypertension – or high blood pressure – is often called a ‘silent killer&CloseC…
Montana Volunteers Rock! – Excerpts from Extension
Stop me before i volunteer again!!
I recently gave my friend a magnet that says “Stop me before I volunteer again” and was thinking I should get one for myself. If I’m not working, riding my horse, or playing with my dog, I’m usually volunteering somewhere.   Walking dogs at Heart of the Valley, rais…
How To File an Extension For Your 2010 Taxes
Because of Emancipation Day, a little known Washington D.C. holiday that this year is being celebrated on April 15, US taxpayers had until April 18 to file their taxes.
For some people that still won't be enough time to get all their papers in order. If you find yourself in that boat, you can file fo…