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Record Book Forms for 4Hers    4honline link     January 4H Newsletter
Answerline  2016 StakeholdersReport   Mills County Resource Directory    
Pesticide Training Information      mILLS coUNTY fAIR jULY 7-11, 2017
Volunteer Screening Forms Volunteer Autho Form for Screening

Happening in Mills County Information:

  • January

  • January 13- Bake This/ Set This Registration forms due to Extension Office
  • January 16- Hippology
  • January 22- Bake This Set This Events at Malvern Community Building by appointment with awards about 4pm- Bake This   Set This
  • January 22- New Member Parent Meeting  2-4pm
  • January 22- CREW sponsored Project Workshop and Fun 1-4pm at Malvern Community Building Upper Floor
  • January 23- Hippology
  • January 26- Private Pesticide Class 9:30am or 1:30pm Malvern Community Building
  • January 30- Hippology
  • February

  • February 6- Hippology
  • February 7- Youth Committee
  • February 7- Poultry & Rabbit Meeting at Extension Office 6:30pm
  • February 13- Hippology
  • February 13- Extension Council
  • February 17- 4H Night at the Lancers Game 7:05
  • February 20-  Hippology
  • February 27- Hippology
  • March

  • March 4- 4-H Judge Training in Carson
  • March 6- Hippology
  • March 7- Youth Committee
  • March 11- Women Gaining Ground Conference
  • March 13- Extension Council Meeting
  • March 13- Hippology
  • March 20- Hippology
  • March 24-25 Equine Extravaganza 
  • March 28- Clothing Contest at Malvern Community Building
  • March 28- Communications Contest at Malvern Community Building
  • March 28- Bucket of Junk at East Mills High School Shop
  • April

  • April 4-  Youth Committee
  • April 18- Horse Practice Begins at Mills County Fairgrounds 7pm Start
  • April 25- Horse Practice at Mills County Fairgrounds 7pm
  • April 29- Goat Sheep Weigh In at Mills County Fairgrounds


What's Buggin you?

Emerald Ash Borer
Japanese Beetles

County News

November 2, 2016

Teen club members are beginning to gather and feel the excitement begin as they plan for their trip to Washington DC in June 2019.  Youth who are eligible for the trip are currently in grades 7-10.  Teen club and their fun activities are open to all High School aged 4Hers.  

Keep checking in here for updates on schedule, fundraisers and more!

September 19, 2016

4Hers (and even a friend can help) are invited to attend and compete in the Set This and Bake This events on Sunday, January 22nd .  Must RSVP by the 15th if you are planning to compete.  Share your baking skills and table setting skills, have fun and enjoy a tasty treat during awards!

Clover Kids have a great opportunity for doing Bake This! as a cookie competition.

September 7, 2016

In an effort to protect human and animal health from the rise of antibiotic resistance, the Food and Drug Administration has issued new guidelines that will regulate medically important antibiotic use in animal feed.

August 10, 2016

Mills County Iowa is proud to present Zach Mass as our 2016-2017 State Council Member.  He will do a great job as he represents Southwest Iowa!

November 12, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach now has a new newsletter for older adults.  "NEWS You Can Use" will be available monthly. 

Mackenzie and Joel DeJong, and Joel's grandchildren

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension Is Family for DeJongs

Mackenzie DeJong followed her father, Joel, into the "family business" -- ISU Extension and Outreach. She's a human sciences program coordinator based in O’Brien County. They reflect on how extension work became part of their life.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

January 17, 2017 02:25 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host its third annual Miscanthus Grower meeting on Jan. 26 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The...

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