Montana State University

Extension Economics
Faculty and Staff

Marsha A. Goetting

Marsha Goetting, Ph.D., CFP®, CFCS
Family Economics Specialist
208C Linfield Hall
Phone: (406) 994-5695
Fax: (406) 994-4838
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Key Responsibilities:

To develop and present educational programs in the areas of: estate planning, savings, investments, insurance, financial planning, retirement planning, taxes and credit.


George HaynesGeorge Haynes
Professor and Agricultural Policy Specialist
210E Linfield Hall
Phone: (406) 994-5012
Fax: (406) 994-4838
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Areas of Interest:

  • Agricultural policy
  • Small business finance
  • Employee wellness




Joel SchumacherJoel Schumacher
Extension Economics Associate Specialist
210D Linfield Hall
Phone: (406) 994-6637
Fax: (406) 994-4838
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Key Responsibilities:

To develop research focused on understanding the economics and public policy implications of small and community scale alternative energy projects.  Past projects have focused on-farm and community scale oilseed processing, biodiesel production and small wind turbines. Also, is the organizer of the Solid FInances series.

Also, focuses on Retirement planning, Saving and Investing, and Financial Management..  


Kate Fuller

Kate Fuller
Assistant Professor/Extension Economist
309B Linfield
Phone: (406) 994-5603
Fax: (406) 994-4838
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Keri Hayes
Publications/Administrative Assistant
210F Linfield Hall
Phone: (406) 994-3511
Fax: (406) 994-4838
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Key Responsibilities:

To provide Extension Economics specialists with administrative support; maintain office efficiency; edit, proofread and manage publication of educational material.