Montgomery County

A world of 4-H with you in it. Join 4-H!

Check out our annual report videos and infographics here!

Celebrating the act the established the national cooperative education service 100 years ago!

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. 

Please note: our office will be CLOSED on April 18.

 The 2014 Montgomery County Fair will be held July 15-20--mark your calendars now!

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 Read our 2013 Stakeholder's Report to learn more about ISU Extension and Outreach in Montgomery County

4-H'ers - check under 4-H & Youth/Montgomery County 4-H for information you may need, including record book links!
 
April Market Broiler Form-Due May 1st by noon to the Extension office
 
2014 Summer Day Camps- Registration forms, Health Statements & payments need to be into the Extension office by Monday, May 26th!! Click HERE for a complete Registration packet
 
April Green Gazette
 
April Horticulture Newsletter and back page
 
Check out this great commercial promoting 4-H and STEM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zR9qlKmGfk0
 
April Words on Wellness--read about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
 
April Nutrition Education With Seniors--read about the imporance of breakfast, and shopping tips!
 
Link to 4-H Online Help sheets:  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4h/page/4honline-information-families-and-leaders
      

County News

Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie
April 22, 2014

Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie are very interested in joining 4-H, but they want you as Region 17 4-H Members to show them what things 4-H'ers do. First color them and decorate them, then take them with you and your club as do fun things at your meetings, workshops or community service activities. Take a photo with them on a smart phone or camera and post to TWITTER, Instagram or  the Region 17 4-H Member Facebook Page to show the world what cool things you shared with Flat Bobby and Squished Suzie about being in 4-H!

April 10, 2014

Looking for a rewarding summer experience?  If you have at least one year of college education, we may have the position for you!

4-H Robotics Camp
April 23, 2014

Imagine It, Build It and Watch It Go!This adventure will have you creating and programming cool robots out of Legos on your first day. Join us for a five day or three day camp on how to build and  program  Robots. Learn to use sensors and build and program your robot to meet a series of challenges. Become an expert Programmer and Builder for FIRST Lego League or just have fun learning to work with robotics.  Workshops will run from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. each day.

creek Walk
April 15, 2014

Great New Friends! Great Leadership Opportunities! Great Campfires! Great New experiences Climbing and Messing in the Creek! What could be this Great?.Regions 12, 17 & 18 4-H Junior 5th & 6th Grade Camp Register Now for Camp, June 8-11 at the State 4-H Camping Center!

April 14, 2014

On April 15 all Iowans are encouraged to wear purple to show their appreciation for military children and their families

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 24, 2014 01:19 PM

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased moderately in 2014 according to results from a survey carried out by Iowa State University...

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