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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Montgomery County Fair Evaluation:  this year we are trying an online survey to gather feedback about our county fair.  The survey link is: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cC3sH0tufeEPC3r and should only take a few minutes to complete.  Please take the survey by August 21st so we can have results ready for our post-fair evaluation meeting.  Also, please only take the survey once!
 
4-H'ers - check under 4-H & Youth/Montgomery County 4-H for information you may need, including record book links
 
 August 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 31, 2015

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

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.

August 3, 2015

Have you considered government contracting for potential sales prospects or are you currently selling your products/services to federal, state or local governments?  Are you unsure whether it is a market that you can/should expend resources for and pursue?  Have you heard differing stories on how to best do business with the government?

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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July 31, 2015 02:22 PM

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