County News

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 17, 2016

Register before Oct 27 for fall commercial pesticide applicator training recertification.

October 13, 2016

Aquatic, Forest and Righ-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course is Oct 19th

October 11, 2016

Check here for 2016 County and State Fair results!

October 7, 2016

You’re invited to Chamber Afterhours hosted by ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County on Friday, Oct. 7th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Extension office.

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.  

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.  

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