Located in the quiet, small Central Montana community of Winifred, this great property has lots of living space, a fenced back yard, a sodded front yard and a maintenance-free exterior. The roof was new in 2016. Currently set up with 5 bedrooms, an entry office space could be used as a sixth bedroom. The Winifred area is well known for a variety of hunting and convenient to the Missouri River and the upper Missouri Breaks. For private pilots, this property is very close to the Winifred Airport!
Raised on a cattle ranch in SE Montana, Dave graduated from Montana State University with a degree in Agricultural Education. After a term of service in the US Army as a helicopter pilot and aircraft maintenance officer, he served as a County Extension Agent for Montana State University for 30 years.
Of that 30 years, 22 were spent in central Montana, working with ranchers and farmers on issues related to wheat and barley production, beef cattle production, weed management, range and pasture management, soils and soil fertility management, farm and ranch management, and integrated resource management.
Over the years, he has worked with hundreds of families associated with the 4-H/youth development program. He has a vast and in-depth knowledge of agricultural production and marketing in central Montana, an area that relies heavily on agriculture as the base of the economy. He is called on to consult on agricultural production and management issues, and to mediate lease agreements.
After retiring from MSU Extension in 2013, Dave joined Shobe Auction and Realty in Lewistown, MT, so he could continue to serve ranchers and farmers. He is skilled at analyzing production capabilities and income generating opportunities on central Montana farms and ranches.
He has lived in central Montana since 1983 and is active in many aspects of the community including the hospital board, Leadership Central Montana and Kiwanis. He and his wife, Cathy, have been married for 44 years. The have two grown children and two grandchildren. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, gardening, and visiting new places around the country.