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. 

County News

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.

May 15, 2019

The definition of kindness focuses on what an individual can do to make someone else feel better. However, Iowa State University research shows that thinking kind thoughts about others can improve your own mood.

Cattle at Bunker
May 8, 2019

Producers will gain insight into disease detection, nutrition management and high quality beef production.

Day Camps
April 30, 2019

Montgomery County Extension and Montgomery County Conservation has once again teamed up to bring a summer packed full of exciting and fun day camps for youth in grades K-6th! 



Health, Wellness & Nutrition

July Words on Wellness (WOW): Eating Fish Protects Your Heart, Smartphones in the Kitchen, tips to Get Your Family Moving and a recipe for Asparagus with Germolata Sauce. 

July Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): Boost Nutrient Intake with a Decreased Appetite, Check out the Spend Smart. Eat Smart. Mobile App and a recipe for 5-Ingredient Peach Salsa. 

emerald ash borer.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Handle Emerald Ash Borer

11 videos: ISU Extension and Outreach specialists share tips for deciding on treatment options for emerald ash borer and protecting ash trees from this invasive pest.  

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