Extension Agent

The Beaverhead County Extension office is staffed by one full-time Agricultural/4-H Agent and one administrative assistant. The Beaverhead County Extension Service Staff is dedicated to providing the citizens of Beaverhead County with research based knowledge and information to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of individuals, families and communities. Our role is to extend practical knowledge to the public about agriculture and natural resources; youth development; community development; and family and consumer sciences.

The Beaverhead County Extension office is your resource for:

  • Livestock and Cropping Questions
  • Yard and Garden Questions
  • Noxious Weed Identification and Recommendations
  • Plant Identification and Disease Diagnosis
  • Insect and Spider Identification
  • DNRC Conservation Seedlings

We also provide services in:

  • Soil Testing
  • Forage Nitrate and Analysis Testing
  • Commercial Feed and Fertilizer Testing
  • Weed Free Hay Certifications
  • Private Pesticide Applicator Licensing and Training
  • On-site Consultations

The MSU Beaverhead County Extension office is your connection to the 4-H program. The 4-H program runs October 1 through September 30. To be a 4-H member, a youth must be 8 years old on October 1 of the 4-H year. They are eligible to enroll in over 200 educational projects. Any youth who is 5 years old on October 1 of the 4-H year is able to be a Cloverbud. The Beaverhead County 4-H program encompasses 230 youth in 11 organized clubs. We utilize a network of 80 adult volunteers to deliver 4-H programming to the youth of Beaverhead County. Please call the Beaverhead County Extension Office if you have any questions about our 4-H program.

The programs of the MSU Extension Service 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, Dr. Jeff Bader, Vice Provost and Director, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717.

Montana State University Extension Service is an ADA/EO/AA/Veteran’s Preference Employer and educational outreach provider.


Name/Title Position Phone Email
Jessica Murray Extension Agent (406) 683-3787 Email
Shannon McWilliams Administrative Assistant (406) 683-3785 Email


8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM


(406) 683-3785


(406) 683-3769




2 South Pacific Street, Suite 11
Dillon, MT 59725