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. 

Emerald Ash Borer in Montgomery County:  Summary of Resources and Steps to Take

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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
 September Green Gazette
2014 ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County Annual Report 
Check out this great commercial promoting 4-H and STEM:
September Words on Wellness: Recipe for Safe Food; Broccoli Salad recipe; Superfoods:  More than Kale and Quinoa; and Get Moving in Your Community. 
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:

County News

August 31, 2015

Good intentions and knowledge about health are not enough to make people healthy. Unless older adults actively do something, their health status does not improve and may even decline more rapidly. Each session in Eat Smart, Live Strong focuses on changing behavior by guiding participants in learning and practicing new skills.

August 18, 2015

The emerald ash borer, a destructive and invasive insect of ash trees, has been discovered in central rural Montgomery County. Iowa’s growing number of counties with confirmed detections has now reached 27. 

September 4, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach in Montgomery County is celebrating CyDay on September 11 in Red Oak and Stanton at their respective high school football games, as well as in Villisca on September 15 at the middle school football game.  We invite you to stop by our table to get a Cyclone tattoo, sign up for a door prize including ISU athletic tickets, and learn more about Extension and Outreach!

September 2, 2015

The featured theme for this year’s Armstrong Research Farm’s garden field day is “Gardens of North and South America.”  Food tastings will feature heirloom tomatoes, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, corn, beans and squash.  Homeowners looking for new and heirloom plants to try in their yards and gardens will have a nice variety of vegetables and flowers to view at the annual field day.

September 1, 2015

Download, complete & submit this form with your registration form for ALL non-4-H members who are participating in 4-H activities.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 20, 2015 10:44 AM

Grapes are a delicious and nutritious part of any garden, but there are variables involved when properly harvesting and storing them....

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