Montgomery County

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Iowa State University 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 Fair:  

     *July 12-17.  Mark your calendars!

     *2016 Fair Queen Contestants Sought - click here for registration  

          paperwork.  Paperwork due by Noon, Wednesday, June 22nd


Check out the 2015 Montgomery County Extension Annual Report (click here)

****Click here to sign up for the Montgomery County Extension Monthly E-Newsletter!   See our most recent newsletter HERE****


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May Green Gazette     
Babysitter Workshop: Register online here or print the registration form and submit it to the Extension office by Friday, May 27th. The workshop will be held on June 1st from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital. 
Register for 2016 Summer Day Camps by Friday, June 3rd!  Click here for a registration form. 
ATTENTION Clover Kids -- NEW opportunities for Clover Kids at the 2016 Montgomery County Fair. Check out the Clover Kids Montgomery County Fair Guide for more details. Join us for a Clover Kids Scavenger Hunt at the fair grounds on Saturday, July 16th at 1:00 PM. 
4-H'ers - check under 4-H & Youth/Montgomery County 4-H for information you may need, including record book links.
June Words on Wellness: Announcing....a brand new vegetable!; Roasted Kalettes (recipe); Buying Fresh Produce? Keep It Fresh?; and Move for Thought. 
June Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): Go Ahead, Enjoy Your Spinach!; Spend Smart.  Eat Smart.; Roasted Tomato and Spinach Pasta (recipe). 

Emerald Ash Borer in Montgomery  County:  Summary of Resources and Steps to Take

Also:  Does My Ash Tree Have EAB?

County News

May 20, 2016

The Montgomery County Fair Queen, sponsored by the Montgomery County Fair Board, will be crowned on Tuesday, July 12th, at 7:30 pm at the Fairgrounds Auditorium. 

May 23, 2016

The Babysitter Workshop, offered in partnership between ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital, provides youth researched-based information presented by qualified professionals in the areas of child development, safety and health care. 

May 23, 2016

Local high school senior has recently been awarded a scholarship by the Montgomery County 4-H Youth County Council.  Kendra Top, daughter of Arlin and Lora Top, is the 2016 recipient of the scholarship. 

Hunters Tablesetting
May 23, 2016

Region 17 4-H Table Setting Event
Join with other 4-H'ers in your county and across Region 17 to participate in this growing program where you will apply your communication, hospitality, planning and food and nutrition skills to plan an event around serving a meal for friends, family or both. To learn more about the event and what you will need to do to participate click her to go to the Region 17 4-H Table Setting Webpage.

May 23, 2016

The Aerial Applicator Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators is now available.




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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

People from 14 states contributed handmade squares to “yarn bomb” an Ames building. ISU Extension and Outreach specialist Jennifer Drinkwater explains the result: Intertwine, public art that engages Iowans.

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May 26, 2016 02:13 PM

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