County News

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.

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.

October 31, 2016

Montgomery County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday Nov. 16, 2016.

October 31, 2016

Montgomery County will host a Fumigation Continuing Instruction Course for commercial and private fumigant pesticide applicators on Tuesday Nov 15, 2016.

October 31, 2016

Montgomery County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday November 9, 2016.

October 31, 2016

Waiting will prevent loss of fertilizer and help protect water quality

October 31, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach to hold eleven Ag Outlook and Management Seminars across the state.

October 25, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County is celebrating CyDay Friday on October 28th by providing Harvest Hospitality to Montgomery County farmers, truckers and residents. Join us in our front parking lot at 400 Bridge Street from 2 pm to 4 pm as we distribute cookies, apples, refreshments and Cyclone gear to area farmers, truckers and residents. 

October 20, 2016

Every Wednesday Red Oak 4-6th graders engage in real world problem-solving activities during an afterschool STEM program at the Montgomery County Family YMCA. The STEM Program fosters curiosity for science, technology, engineering and math.

October 20, 2016

The Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) has received several questions from southwest Iowa producers about corn mold this harvest season. Based on producer descriptions of black mold or black dust that becomes airborne when the plants are disturbed, common corn smut is the most likely culprit in many of these cases.

October 20, 2016

Voters will have the opportunity to elect four members of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Montgomery County Council from a slate of candidates at the Nov. 8 general election.

October 11, 2016

Check here for 2016 County and State Fair results!

October 7, 2016

The Montgomery County Extension Council and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are pleased to announce the hiring of Rachel Bergren  as Montgomery County’s Youth Coordinator.

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.  

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