Montgomery County

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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. 

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4-H'ers - check under 4-H & Youth/Montgomery County 4-H for information you may need, including record book links
 
 July Green Gazette
 
2014 ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County Annual Report 
 
Check out this great commercial promoting 4-H and STEM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zR9qlKmGfk0
 
August Words on Wellness: Orthorexia:  An Obsession with Eating Pure; Quick Fruit Dessert; Are You Sitting Too Much?; and Microwave Safe Containers and Wraps.  
August Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): Iowa's Golden Food!; The Congregate Meal Program; and Summer Corn Salad
 
Link to 4-H Online Help sheets:  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/4honline-information-families-and-leaders
      

County News

July 21, 2015

Do you help take care of an older family member or friend? If so, you are not alone. Over 65 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or on an intermittent basis.

July 8, 2015

This will be updated every month as a new Green Gazette is done!  This is your link to Montgomery County 4-H events!

Region 17 4-H Table Setting
July 24, 2014

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.

July 14, 2015

Weeds, herbicides and the effectiveness of herbicides to control weeds are topics of agronomic and economic importance to farmers and agribusinesses.  Weed challenges are the number one issue facing farmers in the next 5 years.  The Weed Field Day will be held August 4 at the Armstrong research farm beginning at with the Agribusiness Session at 9:30am.  Lunch will be served at 12:00 followed by the Farmer-Oriented Session at 1:00pm.

June 10, 2015

Perserve the Taste of Summer is a comprehensive food preparation program that includes both online lessons and hands-on workshops.  It is a great opportunity for anyone age 18 years of age or older who is interested in learning how to safely perserve foods. 

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