AGRICULTURE

RED LODGE

RED LODGE AREA FOOD PARTNERSHIP COUNCIL

WHO

  • Everyone!

WHAT

  • Our mission is to promote a healthy food system that improves our community’s quality of life, economy and self-reliance while preserving the land for generations to come.

WHERE

CARBON COUNTY

CARBON COUNTY 4-H

WHO

  • ​Anyone

WHAT

  • 4-H offers more than 100 different projects and learning experiences that will engage you actively while you’re having fun.

  • 4-H projects rely on trained adult volunteers who work with you as a partner and resource for your own learning. From learning how to cook or sew, to raising an animal or camping, and everything in between, 4-H offers youth a wide range of choices and opportunities.

WHERE

  • MSU Carbon County Extension Office 202 State St., Joliet, MT 59041

  • (406)-962-3522

  • Website

  • Email

CARBON COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE

WHAT

  • Extension links a network of MSU faculty, topic specialists, and the county agent--to the people. Its role is to extend practical knowledge to the public about agriculture and natural resources; youth development; community development; and family and consumer sciences.

WHERE

  • 202 State Street, Joliet, MT 59041

  • Website

  • 406- 962-3522

WHEN

  • 8am-5pm Monday - Friday

CARBON COUNTY WEED DISTRICT

WHAT

  • Spraying noxious weeds and providing information for identification.

WHERE

  •  30 Monahan Road, Joliet, MT 59041

  • Website

  • 406-962-3967

  • Email

WHEN

  • 7am-5:30pm Monday - Thursday

NEARBY

RURAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

WHO

  • Individuals with incomes at or below 200% of the poverty level. Agricultural worker program requires applicant to have done a substantial amount of seasonal farm, ranch or other agricultural work within the past two years. 

COST

  • None.

WHAT

  • Agricultural Workers Program: Program offers opportunities for workers or qualifying family members to improve earning ability in agriculture or to find work outside of agriculture. Participants may choose to attend a vocational, technical or trade school for short-term job training or to enter a work-related college program. 

  • Access Opportunities: One track is work experience with wage subsidies: REO places the participant into on the job training and pays 100% of training wages. The other track is a short term training program: REO helps pay for short-term training that will lead to employment upon completion. 

WHERE

  • 2121 Rosebud Drive, Stop B Billings, MT 59102

  • 1-800-546-1140

  • Website