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. 

Job Openings!

ISU Extension & Outreach-Montgomery County is seeking a Program Coordinator to maintain and expand the educational programming offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Montgomery County.  Please click HERE for a complete job description and HERE for an application.
ISU Extension & Outreach-Montgomery County is seeking a County Youth Coordinator to direct 4-H and youth programming.  Please click HERE for a complete job description and HERE for an application.
Submit application, cover letter, and resume to Montgomery County Extension, 400 Bridge Street, Suite 2, Red Oak, IA 51566; or email to by 12:00 pm March 29th, 2019.  Open until filled.  AA/EOE.  

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
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County News

March 15, 2019

Floods are one of the most common, and most costly, natural disasters. Preparing for flood situations can minimize injury to yourself and your family and speed the recovery process. These resources will help you prepare and recover from flooding situations.

March 5, 2019

On April 6th, 2019, ISU Extension and Outreach will host a workshop in Montgomery County for Home Based Food Operators.  Topics will include Iowa regulations and food safety.

March 5, 2019

Big changes in a child’s life, such as getting a sibling or moving to a new home, bring big transitions, as the child learns to adapt to the new situation. Although learning to manage big transitions is important for children’s development, learning to manage the small transitions of daily life is equally important, according to Kim Brantner, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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. 



Health, Wellness & Nutrition

March Words on Wellness (WOW): Frozen Food Facts, Spring Cleaning, Stretching, and a St. Patrick's Day Recipe!

March Nutrition Education With Seniors (NEWS): Safety of Foods made from GMO's, Food Safety Mistakes, and the best thing since....sliced potatoes!  Plus check out a recipe for Slow Cooker Roast.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

What Do We Do? We Serve All Iowans

Watch what happens when we invite some ISU Extension and Outreach staff to Hilton Coliseum for a conversation about what they really do. As they ask each other questions, they reach one conclusion: We serve all Iowans.  

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