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. 

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 2015 Montgomery County Fair:  July 14-19

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. 

4-H'ers - check under 4-H & Youth/Montgomery County 4-H for information you may need, including record book links
 May Green Gazette
2014 ISU Extension and Outreach Montgomery County Annual Report 
Check out this great commercial promoting 4-H and STEM:
May Words on Wellness:  Take a Look at Energy Drinks:  Paying the Price for Caffeine? and Home food safety mythbusters.
May Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS):  For a protein-packed nutritious punch, chose Peanut Butter!  And, spring cleaning for your kitchen pantry.
Link to 4-H Online Help sheets:

County News

April 30, 2015

As the weather begins to warm up, wheat is beginning to grow at a faster pace.  Symptoms of some diseases also are beginning to appear or will likely be appearing soon.  Below are some diseases to look for right now.

April 17, 2015

The Aerial Applicator Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators is now available.

Judging Visual Arts
April 13, 2015

Come Learn More about the 4-H Judging Process and what makes it so successful with our youth...Click here to access County Fair 4-h Judges Resources shared at the recent May 2 Southwest Iowa 4-H County Fair Judging Resources for the folowing Exhibitt Areas: New 4-H County Fair Judges, Photography, Ag and Natural Resources, Food and Nutrition, Science and Technology, Personal Development, and Visual Arts.

creek Walk
April 13, 2015

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 7-10 at the State 4-H Camping Center!

April 7, 2015

Parents and child care providers are invited to explore the wonder of nature and the benefits it offers infants and toddlers.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

When Iowa students build financial literacy skills, they’re better prepared to make wise financial decisions for their future in an increasingly complex world.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 22, 2015 08:46 AM

Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.

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