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Happening in Mills County Information:

 
 
September:
  • September 27 -  Master Gardener training begins at Mills County extension office  Held at Extension office Tuesdays 9/27- 11/15 6:30-9:30pm.
  • September 27- Youth Committee 6pm
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  • October:
  • October 4- CREW Annual Planning Meeting at El Porton 6pm- RSVP
  • October 5- Healthiest State Walk
  • October 8 -  Master Gardener class on ISU campus
  • October 8th- Growing Up Wild Curriculum Training in Sidney
  • October 11- Master Gardener Class 6:30-9:30
  • October 18- Master Gardener Class 6:30-9:30pm
  • October 19- Aquatic, Forest, and Right-of-Way Pest Management- Categories 2 (Forest Pest), 5 (Aquatic Pests), 6 (Right-of-way), & 10 (Research and Demonstration) 9-11:30am
  • October 22 - Master Gardener class on ISU campus
  • October 22- Senior Awards Interviews at East Mills High School 8:30-11am
  • October 23- Mills County Awards Program 1:30pm at Malvern Community Building Upper Floor
  • October 25- Master Gardener Class 6:30-9:30pm
  • October 27- Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Categories 7D (Community Insect Management), 8 (Public Health Pest), and 10 (Research and Demonstration) 9-11:30am
  • October 30- Junior Halloween Party at Malvern Community Building Upper Floor 2-4pm
  • October 30- Club Officer Training 4-6pm Malvern Community Building Basement
  • October 30- Teen Club Parent meeting 2-4pm basement Malvern Community Building
November:
  • November 1- Master Gardener Class 6:30-9:30pm
  • November 8- Master Gardener Class 6:30-9:30pm
  • November 9- Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Categories: 3O (Ornamental Pest), 3T (Turf Pest), 3OT (Ornamental and Turf Pest), and 10 (Research and Demonstration) 9-11:30am
  • November 12-13-  Region 17 Youth Leadership Region 17 Event
  • Novemeber 13- 4-H Skating Party at Porter's Lake 1-4pm
  • November 15 -  Last day of Master Gardener training
  • November 15- 4H ENROLLMENT DUE
  • November 15- Fumigation  Categories 7C (Fumigation) and 10 (Research and Demonstration) 9-11:30am
  • November 16- Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management Categories: 1A (Agricultural Weed), 1B (Agricultural Insect), 1C (Agricultural Crop Disease), and 10 (Research and Demonstration) 9-11:30am
  • November 24-25 Office Closed for Holiday
  • November 29- Leaders Meeting at American Legion 6pm
December
  • December 3- First Lego League Regional Competition at Lewis Central
  • December 6- Superintendent & Youth Committee Required Meeting & Dinner 6pm Engineer's Office  RSVP 527-3316
  • December 17- Beef Weigh In 8:30-9:30am
  • December 27- FSQA Class 6-8pm

 

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County News

MG Training
July 28, 2016
Do you love gardening? Would you like to become a Certified Master Gardener and volunteer in your community?  Training classes are being offered by the Iowa State University at the Mills Extension office in Glenwood, IA
September 27, 2016

All Mills County 4Hers are invoted to a fun afternoon of skating at Porter's Lake Skating Rink north of Shenandoah.  Cost is $4

September 26, 2016

Come together with your neighbors, fellow community members, and hundreds of thousands of other Iowans to support the Healthiest State Initiative on October 5th! The goal of this initiative is to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. The Walk brings communities in all of Iowa’s 99 counties together in support of that goal, and is presented by Delta Dental of Iowa.

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.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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September 20, 2016 12:21 PM

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