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. 

2019 Montgomery County Fair: July 16th-21st

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

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! 

April 18, 2019

Reports of winter injury in alfalfa fields are coming in across the state. Old man winter along with other management factors can take a toll on alfalfa stands.  

April 18, 2019

Join Women, Land, & Legacy of Southwest Iowa to tour the Red Oak Greenhouse, learn about potted plants, and have dinner at the Firehouse Restaurant all on May 15th in Red Oak.



Health, Wellness & Nutrition

May Words on Wellness (WOW): The MIND diet, safety tips for refrigerated condiments, and the health benefits of walking.

May Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): The Scoop on Gluten, Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program, and information about rice with a Tasty Taco Rice Salad Recipe!

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

5 videos: Laura Jesse Iles, director of the ISU Extension and Outreach Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic, explains how to raise and care for monarchs – from collecting the eggs to releasing adult butterflies to the world.

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