Montgomery County

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ISU Extension & Outreach Montgomery County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We take the university’s research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans.  We are people advancing people. 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY FAIR JULY 16-23!!

 
June 
  • June 4 - Salsa Canning Workshop, Gold Fair Building, 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm 
  • June 6 - Pollinate My World Day Camp for K-1 grades, Anderson Conservation Center
  • June 8 - Pollinate My Wold Day Camp K-1 grades, Anderson Conservation Center
  • June 10 - Rabbit Tattoo Day, 8 am - 11 am 
  • June 13 - Critter Scene Investigation Day Camp for 2-3 grades, Anderson Conservation Center
  • June 15 - Critter Scene Investigation Day Camp for 2-3 grades, Anderson Conservation Center
  • June 20 - ISU Insect Zoo & Family Fun Night at Anderson Conservation Center, 4 pm
  • June 21 - Outdoor Skills Day Camp for 4-6 grades, Anderson Conservation Center
  • June 22 - Outdoor Skills Day Camp for 4-6 grades, Anderson Conservation Center
July
  • July 1 - DEADLINE to enter all fair projects in Fair Entry
  • July 16 - 23: Montgomery County Fair, 4-H Events Fair Schedule
  • July 19 - Iowa Corn Educational Trailer at the Montgomery County Fair
August
  • August 1 - National Night Out on the Square
  • August 2 - Farm Leasing Meeting at the White 4-H Exhibit Building, 9 am 
  • August 23 - Beginning and Young Farmer Meeting at Will & Deb Frazee's Farm, 6:30 pm
  • August 23 - Pasture Walk at Will and Deb Frazee's Farm, 8 pm
September
  • September 13 - Grant Writing 101, lunch workshop

Health, Wellness & Nutrition

June Words on Wellness (WOW): How safe are the recipes in your cookbook? Make tasty, affordable holiday meals & Cardio or Resistance - Which is best to lose weight?
June Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): What does 'Local Food' really mean?, Benefits of the Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program

2016 Montgomery County Extension Annual Report
 
 
Emerald Ash Borer in Montgomery  County:  
Summary of Resources and Steps to Take
 
Does My Ash Tree Have EAB?

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County News

April 11, 2017

Iowans are beginning to discover their connections to Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy. They’ll have the opportunity to celebrate and share their stories during Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, April 17-22.

April 11, 2017

Iowans can learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer” during online lessons and hands-on workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The online lessons already are available and workshops are planned. A salsa canning workshop will be held June 1 in Red Oak at the Gold Fair Building from 4:30 pm to 8: 30 pm.  

April 6, 2017

Thank you for your continuous support of Montgomery County 4-H and FFA programs! Over 160 youth participated in the 2016 county fair and we are gearing up for another great year ahead.  We are pleased to present you with wonderful sponsorship opportunities. We recognize our sponsors play a vital role in the overall success of 4-H and FFA at the Montgomery County Fair year after year. Therefore, we have developed a sponsorship program including different levels to fit all budgets.

April 6, 2017

Food Preservation 101is a two-hour overview of general food preservation principles. The class includes current recommendations for canning, freezing and drying, display of equipment and utensils and sources for safe and tested food preservation information. 

April 6, 2017

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Montgomery County received a $1,000 grant for its Beginning and Young Agricultural Producers program. Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica) provided the Working Here Fund grant to support a yearlong educational program focused on the business end of farming.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

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