County News

September 2, 2016

Local women landowners and farmers wanting to learn more about ways to improve the health of their soil can attend a workshop on September 13th at 6:00 p.m. in Malvern, Iowa. 

August 16, 2016

Will Frazee of Montgomery County will be inducted into the 2016 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 21. 

August 1, 2016

The Montgomery County Extension Council and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are pleased to announce the promotion of Chelsea Cousins as Program Coordinator in Montgomery County.  

August 1, 2016

The Montgomery County Extension Council is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic candidate to serve as a full-time (36 hr/wk) County Youth Coordinator (CYC). Qualifications for this position: organized, people oriented, team player, dependable, self-motivated, ability to work with limited supervision, proficient in Microsoft Office. Must pass background screening and have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

July 19, 2016

ServSafe is the national certification program for food service managers

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.”

July 5, 2016

Farmers and retailers are encouraged to attend the second annual Weeds Week program on July 19 at the Armstrong Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm near Lewis, Iowa. 

June 28, 2016

Four Montgomery County residents have been appointed to the nominating committee to seek candidates for extension council.  Talk to them if you are interested in running!

June 8, 2016

The Montgomery County Fair Board sponsors several open class events each year at the fair. 

June 7, 2016

Are you looking for a new opportunity in your career?  Come work for us!

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. 

June 2, 2016

We are excited to have Erin DeKay join us this summer!

June 2, 2016

The deadline for ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County summer day camps has been extended to Friday, June 11th. Camps will be capped at 20 participants each. Complete and submit a registration form by Friday, June 11th at 4:30 PM to the Extension Office at 400 Bridge Street.  

June 2, 2016

Twenty-seven youth, grades 5th through 9th, recently participated in a Babysitter Workshop hosted in partnership with ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County and Montgomery County Memorial Hospital. The class was held on June 1st at MCMH and taught safety/first aid, CPR, child development and other babysitting basics. 

May 31, 2016

Iowa ranks in the top ten states in all things beef.  On Thursday, June 16, join Women, Land & Legacy of Southwest Iowa in learning details about different kinds of cattle operations and where your beef products come from.

May 31, 2016

Summer is here and time to think about cooking outdoors.  Although many people cook outdoors all year around, summer is still a time for barbeques.  These are some simple guidelines for safe food grilling to prevent bacteria from multiplying and possible food borne illness from happening to you.

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. 

May 23, 2016

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

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