Resource Education and Agriculture Leadership (REAL) Montana is the first comprehensive
two year program offering in-depth education and training in the agriculture and natural
These industries in Montana are facing unprecedented change due to new technologies,
consumer preferences, environmental concerns, government regulation, and global trade.
At the same time, the population base from which they draw their leadership is diminishing.
REAL Montana works to address this leadership shortage through high quality leadership
and industry training.
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Through REAL, Montana’s natural resource industries will gain educated and empowered
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana
State University Extension Service 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, Executive Director of Extension, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT