Montgomery County

Celebrating the act the established the national cooperative education service 100 years ago!

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. 

2018 Montgomery County Fair - July 17-22



June 2018

June 4: FairEntry opens
June 8: Babysitting Clinic; 9 AM @ Montgomery County Memorial Hospital
June 9: Rabbit Tattooing Day; 8-10 AM @ Fairgrounds 
June 12 & 14: Little Sprouts K-1st Grade Day Camp @ Anderson Conservation
June 16: Rabbit & Poultry 4HOnline Registration Deadline
June 19 & 21: Private Eye 2nd-3rd Grade Day Camp @ Anderson Conservation
June 26: Survivor 4th-6th Grade Day Camp @ Anderson Conservation
June 27: FairEntry Help Session; 4:30-6:30 PM @ Extension Office
June 29: FairEntry Closes for County Fair at 4:30 PM


July 2018

July 1: All State Fair Livestock must be entered in FairEntry!

2018 Montgomery County Fair Website

The 4-H and FFA Fair Book has been published online along with additional resources for all livestock and static project exhibitors. Make sure you check it out today! 
Find the Montgomery County Fair website here


Health, Wellness & Nutrition

June Words on Wellness (WOW): Healthy camping foods, hot dogs and food safety, recipe for chili popcorn
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

March 28, 2018

April showers bring May flowers, according to common songs, poems and nursery rhymes. “However, April showers also bring fun-filled puddles, squishy mud, earth worms and a host of other rich outdoor learning experiences for children,” says Kim Brantner, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.



January 31, 2018

2018 Montgomery County Resource Directory is a listing of services offered for families and individuals.

January 29, 2018

Women Gaining Ground is a one day event hosted by Women, Land & Legacy of Southwest Iowa, designed to be fun and empowering for women of all walks of life.

boxes of raspberries for sale
January 29, 2018

ISU Extension and Outreach has created a series of flowcharts to help producers market their food crops, while also guiding them to the appropriate agencies or departments for regulations, certifications or licenses needed to comply with state rules.

April 11, 2017

Iowans are beginning to discover their connections to Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy. They’ll have the opportunity to celebrate and share their stories during Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, April 17-22.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

JUNTOS: The Valenzuela Family Shares Their Story

The Valenzuela family shares their story of how Juntos has made a difference in their lives. The program brings together families, school staff and community partners to help Latino youth successfully complete high school and explore opportunities for higher education.

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