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
 

January
  • January 16 - Extension Council Meeting - postponed to Jan. 23 due to icy road conditions.
  • 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
  • January 19 - Fair Board Meeting at 7 PM
  • January 23 - Extension Council Organizational Meeting at 5:30 PM
  • January 24 - Growing Together Webcast (Part 1) at 6 PM
  • January 25 - Afterschool STEM Club at the YMCA at 1:15 PM
  • January 31 - Growing Together Webcast (Part 2) at 6 PM

 

February
  • February 1 - Deadline for Beef Verification on 4honline.com
  • February 7 - Growing Together Webcast (Part 3) at 6 PM
  • February 10 - Region 17 Youth Lancers Hockey Game
  • February 10 - Ag Input Meeting in Montgomery County at 1 PM
  • February 20 - ServSafe at 9 AM

 

March
  • March 4 - Judges Training in Carson
  • March 7 - SW Iowa Beginning & Young Farmers Meeting @ 6 PM
  • March 11 - Women Gaining Ground Conference at Glenwood High School
Health, Wellness & Nutrition

January Words on Wellness (WOW): Deep Clean, Deep Freeze & Keep Moving in the New Year!
January Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): Use Your Cutting Boards Safely

 
 
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

January 17, 2017

Do you have crop input questions for 2017? Join Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Field Agronomist, Aaron Saeugling, and Iowa State University Farm Coordinator for Southwest Iowa, Jim Rogers, for a one-hour presentation covering the newest farm trials conducted across the state.  Aaron and Jim will also answer YOUR questions about crop input in the upcoming growing season.

January 12, 2017

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will explore how Master Gardeners can support food security during its winter webcast series. The 2017 series will offer Master Gardeners six educational hours while taking a look at ways to measure volunteer efforts, how to utilize small garden spaces, learn about food safety in the garden and more.

January 12, 2017

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will explore how Master Gardeners can support food security during its winter webcast series. The 2017 series will offer Master Gardeners six educational hours while taking a look at ways to measure volunteer efforts, how to utilize small garden spaces, learn about food safety in the garden and more.

January 4, 2017

ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County will be hosting Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification January 12, 2017

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 Extension Office. 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.

Mackenzie and Joel DeJong, and Joel's grandchildren

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