Montgomery County

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ISU 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. 

Summer Intern applications are availible

Are you interested in joining us for the Summer? Applications close February 22nd and can be submitted via email, mail, or drop off.  Please click the links below for job description and application.
Summer Internship Description
Summer Internship Job Application

Health, Wellness & Nutrition

December Words on Wellness (WOW): Holiday Mealtime, Let's Deskercise!, and a recipe for Vegetable Pasta Soup
June Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): Busting milk myths, Senior Farmer's Market Nutrition Program, Blueberry Crisp Smoothie recipe

2016 Montgomery County Extension Annual Report
Emerald Ash Borer in Montgomery  County:  
Summary of Resources and Steps to Take
Does My Ash Tree Have EAB?

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County News

On Their Own & OK
January 15, 2019

On Their Own and OK is designed to prepare young people to be home alone while a parent is away. This may be before school, after school, or a more extended period of time like summer vacation days. Topics covered include dealing with boredom, preparing snacks, and handling emergencies.

January 7, 2019

The Montgomery County Extension Office is excited to offer two, four-week, after-school STEM programs for youth at the Montgomery County YMCA in March and April. 

Woman on phone looking at credit card concerned
January 2, 2019

Chances are you know someone that has experienced identity theft. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that as many as 18 million Americans have their identity stolen every year.

“Spot, Stop and Avoid Identity Theft” is an online workshop on Wednesday, January 23 from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

tshirt design contest
December 14, 2018

Montgomery County 4-H members are invited to participate in a t-shirt design contest for a new Montgomery County Fair shirt for exhibitors! 

Farmland Values
December 13, 2018

After a reprieve in 2017, commodity prices, interest rates and trade disruptions drove Iowa farmland values down for the fourth time in five years. The average statewide value of an acre of farmland is now estimated to be $7,264. This represents a decrease of 0.8 percent, or $62 per acre, from the 2017 estimate. Land values were determined by the 2018 Iowa State University Land Value Survey.

Try something new this year.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

What Can You Learn in 2019?

This year, try something new. Become a Master Gardener or a 4-H volunteer. Learn new ways to strengthen your family, protect the monarchs, make healthy choices and more. Contact your ISU Extension and Outreach county office for details.

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