County News

April 28, 2016

Each month, specialists from ISU Extension and Outreach provide a wealth of information to Iowa residents.  Updated regularly as more newsletters are made available!

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December 22, 2014

Find lots of great mixer activities here!

March 5, 2010

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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 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.

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 19, 2016

This educational opportunity is open to anyone interested in learning what this economic development tool is and how it can be used by communities.

May 12, 2016

Red Oak, IA - ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital are partnering to host a Babysitter Workshop on June 1st from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital. 

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