Juli Thurston

4-H & Youth Development/Natural Resouces Extension Agent
Juli Thurston is the Montana State University 4-H & Youth Development/Natural Resouces Extension Agent for Sanders County. Her role includes managing the Sanders County 4-H Program working with 4-H Club youth and volunteers to develop programs to help them thrive related to their project interests. She also works on natural resource landowner education and programs. Juli, her husband and their three sons live in Plains. 

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Wendy Carr

Agriculture, Horticulture, 4-H & Youth Development

Wendy Carr is the Agriculture, Horticulture, and part time 4-H and Youth Development Extension Agent for Sanders County. Her role includes working with landowners in the areas of Livestock and Cropping, Noxious Weed ID and Recommendations, Plant ID and Disease Diagnosis, Pest/Rodent Control, and Education/Training in any of these areas. She offers services in On-Site Consultations, Weed Seed Free Hay Certifications, Forage Nitrate and Analysis Testing, Soil Testing, Water Quality Analysis, Ranch Tours, and oversees the Private Pesticide Applicator Program. In the area of Horticulture, Wendy can offer support in Gardening Questions and On-Site Visits, Horticulture Classes and Workshops, Value Added Crops, Farm/Gardening Tours, and manages the Master Gardener Program. Wendy also helps oversee the 4-H Horse Program, Farm to School, Ag Days and Agriculture Education in the Classroom. Wendy grew up in Sanders County on a cattle ranch outside of Hot Springs that has been in her family since the Homestead Days. 4-H and the Agricultural Community she grew up in inspired Wendy to become an Extension Agent and give back to the community that shaped her. Wendy resides in Plains with her three daughters and their many animals. 


Jeanette Allday

Extension Instructor, SNAP Education & Family and Consumer Science
Jeanette Allday is the SNAP-Ed Extension Instructor serving Sanders and Mineral Counties and the Family and Consumer Sciences Agent Serving Sanders County. Her primary role involves developing programming and collaborating with community partners to provide education and resources intended to improve health outcomes. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Pre-Social Work and has spent most of her career working for educational institutions and non-profits as both an instructor and case manager. Jeanette has lived in Thompson Falls since 2015 and enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, gardening and baking. 


Ashley Devol

Admistrative Assistant