Montgomery County

Celebrating the act the established the national cooperative education service 100 years ago!

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. 

Check out the 2015 Montgomery County Extension Annual Report 
Click here to sign up for the Montgomery County Extension Monthly E-Newsletter!   See our most recent newsletter HERE.
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July Green Gazette 
2016 Montgomery County Fair Results
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4-H Shooting Sports Rifle and Archery - June & July dates are posted!

4-H'ers - check under 4-H & Youth/Montgomery County 4-H for information you may need, including record book links.

July Words on Wellness (WOW):  Organice Does Not Mean Chemical Free; Frozen Fruit Cups recipe; Foam Roll Your Way to Better Fitness  
July Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS):  Mamma Mia--Serving Up Rotini!  Summer Food Safety; Simple Pasta Salad recipe

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

County News

July 19, 2016

ServSafe is the national certification program for food service managers

Hunters Tablesetting
July 15, 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.

June 7, 2016
You're stop for all things 4-H at the 2016 Montgomery County Fair!

Fair Dates: July 12 - 17
4-H Fair Schedule 

2016 Fair Book

2016 Open Class Fair Book
For fair information and deadlines, be sure to check out the June Green Gazette!
Clover Kids:  Clover Kids 2016 Fair Guide - Join us for a Clover Kids Fair Scavanger HuntSaturday, July 16!
Fair Entry: Open June 1 - July 1, HELP SHEETS available for 4-H members and FFA members

Click here for more. 

July 8, 2016

Thanks to a generous donation by the Red Oak Kiwanis Club, and the help of several volunteers, Montgomery County 4-H youth will enjoy a new activity at the 2016 Montgomery County Fair

July 5, 2016

The featured theme for this year’s Armstrong Research Farm’s garden field day is “Donation Gardening, and Planting for Pollinators.”




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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Visitors will enjoy $70,000 of improvements to the Discovery Garden during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 11-21. It’s a prime example of how the Polk County Master Gardeners – and ISU Extension and Outreach – serve and give back to Iowans through education and engagement.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

July 29, 2016 03:19 PM

The manual, field guide and assessment card were developed as sources of information for farmers, agronomists and other agriculture...

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