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. 

2016 Montgomery County Extension Annual Report

  • December 10 - Extension Council Training at Wallace Learning Foundation near Lewis
  • December 13 - Public Leaders Meeting at Green Hills AEA in Red Oak
  • December 14 - Beginner and Young Farmer Series Kickoff RSVP 623-2592
  • December 15 - DEADLINE for 4-H Enrollment on
  • December 15 - Agricultural Outlook at Page County ISU Extension and Outreach
  • December 15 - Togetherhood's Adopt A Child Christmas Present Wrapping Party at YMCA
  • December 18 - Beef Weigh-In at RO Livestock Barn 2 PM
  • December 19 - Extension Council Meeting
  • December 21 - Red Oak Clover Kids at 5 PM
  • December 22 - Stanton Clover Kids at 2:15 PM (note - change of time)
  • December 23-26- Office closed for Holiday
  • January 2 - Office Closed for Holiday
  • January 12 - Private Pesticide Training in Stanton RSVP 623-2592
  • January 16 - Extension Council Meeting
  • January 17 - Crop Advantage Series in Cass County - Registration available here.
  • January 18 - Red Oak Clover Kids at 5 PM
  • January 18 - New Volunteer Training at 6 PM
  • January 18 - Youth Committee Meeting at 7 PM
  • January 19 - Stanton Clover Kids at 3:15 PM


Health, Wellness & Nutrition

December Words on Wellness (WOW): Healthy gifts from the heart, Take safe food to the potluck & Snowshoeing!
December Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): How to save on Holiday meals.

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

November 29, 2016

Learn to more effectively feed your cows…and your bank account!  An educational program for beginning and early-career beef producers will be held in Red Oak on December 14 at 6:30 pm at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds White 4-H Exhibit Building. The program will help producers improve their production and financial management skills. Financial tools will be introduced, and learning will be hands-on in a workshop session. Presenters include Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field specialists, Chris Clark and Tim Eggers.

November 22, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Montgomery County office will host re-shows of Continuing Instruction Courses (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators.

November 22, 2016

The 2016 Montgomery County 4-H Awards Celebration was hosted by the County Youth Council.  Several youth from Montgomery County were recognized for their efforts through the year in their 4-H project areas as well as for their record keeping skills.  The awards celebration is also a way to recognize and thank all of the many outstanding volunteers and sponsors who have donated their time, skills, and effort to promote the growth of the Montgomery County 4-H program.

November 10, 2016

A Southwest Iowa Beginner and Young Farmers group will kick off in Montgomery County on December 14, 2016. The Start to Farm: New Farmer Learning Network, organized by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is a statewide program designed to provide education and support for beginning and early-career agricultural producers.

November 9, 2016

Grab your girlfriends and attend the next fun and educational event sponsored by Women, Land & Legacy of Southwest Iowa! The topic for this event is Grain Marketing.  In this period of price instability, an understanding of marketing fundamentals is more important than ever.

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