Montgomery County

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. 


2016 Montgomery County Fair:  July 12-17.  Mark your calendars!


Check out the 2015 Montgomery County Extension Annual Report (click here)

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May Green Gazette     
4-H'ers - check under 4-H & Youth/Montgomery County 4-H for information you may need, including record book links
May Words on Wellness: Gardening:  Top 10 Vegetables to Grow and Eat for Health; Summer Bounty Salad (recipe); Clean Your Way to a Safer Kitchen; and Your Brain on Exercise?
May Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): Fun with Farina!; Wash Produce to Prevent Foodborne Illness; and Farina Meatloaf (recipe)

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

Also:  Does My Ash Tree Have EAB?

County News

May 4, 2016

Are you looking for something to bring your family together to learn teamwork, improve communication, and have fun while cooking and eating good food? Sign up TODAY for this upcoming program!

May 4, 2016

Learn to synchronize your cows……and your finances!  An educational program for beef producers will help producers improve their production and financial management skills.  Technological tools will be introduced, and learning will be hands-on in a workshop session.  

May 4, 2016

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to provide tools you need to take care of yourself while you also take care of a loved one. As a participant you will learn how to: reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, balance your life, increase ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. PTC is a series of 6 sessions

May 4, 2016

Have you been thinking about trying your hand at food preservation?  Plan to attend this introduction on May 17 to learn about canning, freezing, and drying

April 7, 2016

Join us for our annual Family Fun Night!  It will be held Friday, April 29th at the White Building on the fairgrounds




Archives of the Montgomery County Extension monthly E-Newsletter

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December 2015     Novemer 2015     October 2015      September 2015

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H county youth coordinator Caleb Carver tells how kids enjoy hands-on learning in a community garden and describes one child’s excitement about bringing home food for her family. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

April 29, 2016 08:36 AM

Anindita Das is putting her experiences as an immigrant to good use as an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach refugee community...

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