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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 2015 Montgomery County Fair:  July 14-19

Download the 2015 Montgomery County 4-H & FFA Fair Book

Click here to download the 2015 Montgomery County Fair Open Class Fairbook.  These events include: Arts and Crafts, Photography, Flowers, Gardening and Baking.  Entry is on the morning of Wednesday, July 15, and is open to residents of Montgomery County and adjacent counties. 

New for 2015 ~ ALL entries for the Montgomery County Fair (animals and static) must be registered for the Fair at by July 1st (Static July 11th).  Internet Explorer is not the preferred browser.  Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safair are the best browers to use when signing into FairEntry.  Click here for the help sheet for 4-H families.  Click here for the help sheet for FFA members. 

4-H'ers - check under 4-H & Youth/Montgomery County 4-H for information you may need, including record book links
 June Green Gazette
2014 ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County Annual Report 
Check out this great commercial promoting 4-H and STEM:
July Words on Wellness: The Hype about Coconut Oil; Anyday Picnic Salad; Egg and Poultry:  Safe to Eat; and Fitness for People with Disabilities. 
July Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): Same Milk, Same Nutrition; Grilling Food Safety 101; and Double Berry Popsicles
Link to 4-H Online Help sheets:

County News

Group Photo
June 25, 2015

Check out the fun at Regions 12, 17 & 18 4-H Junior Camp at the Iowa 4-H Center June 8-11! Pics of Campfires, Counselorquences, Creek Walk, Climbing Tower, GaGa Ball and much more. Print or Download and Save pictures for your Record Books or 4-H Fair Projects or to share with your club the fun you had at 4-H Jr. Camp Wild this year!

June 1, 2015

The Montgomery County Fair Queen, sponsored by the Montgomery County Fair
Board, will be crowned on Tuesday, July 14, at 7:30 pm at the Fairgrounds Auditorium. 

July 1, 2015

Download the fair forms here!

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. 

June 1, 2015

Summer is here and time to think about cooking outdoors. 

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