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. 

We are hiring for the position of County Youth Coordinator!  

County Youth Coordinator Job Description - Montgomery County Job Application

Applications are due September 13th, they can be dropped at the office or e-mailed to lmitch@iastate.edu
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2018 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Annual Report
 
2018 Montgomery County Stakeholder 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

September 10, 2019

This is the 76th observance of the National Farm Safety and Health Week. This special week of safety and health observance is still relevant today because agriculture ranks as the most dangerous industry in the United States.

September 5, 2019

This six-page publication summarizes the findings of that evaluation to determine the changes in Iowa’s pasture management and to look at the effectiveness of IBC’s various pasture programs.

August 26, 2019

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide tools that family caregivers need to take care of themselves. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering the series online this fall.

June 25, 2019

In-season plant tissue testing can be useful in diagnosing nutrient deficiencies in field crops, but it must be used with caution. Extra care is needed this year given the unusual crop planting and growing conditions.

May 23, 2019

Wet conditions have made planting a challenge for farmers across Iowa. According to the United States Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service, 70% of Iowa’s expected corn crop has been planted and 27% of the expected soybean crop, as of May 20.

 

  

Health, Wellness & Nutrition

September Words on Wellness (WOW):  Information on Herbs and Spices, a recipe for croutons, and tips for being active.

September Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): Information on Dairy Products and Cheese, choosing nutrient-rich foods, and a recipe for Supreme Grilled Cheese!

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