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  • Happening in Mills County Information:

  • June 
  • June 20- Photography Workshop at Malvern Community Building 6pm
  • June 20-24  Aquatic Robotics Camp- each night a new location.  Must RSVP 712-527-3316 and pay $40 to receive schedule and signup.  Space is limited to 6.
  • June 21- Horse Practice
  • June 22- Goat Grooming and Showmanship Workshop at 58853 Iowa Street Glenwood Iowa 
  • June 23- Dog Practice
  • June 25- 4H & Open Horse Show at Mills County Fairgrounds 9am
  • June 28- Horse Practice
  • June 28-30- State 4H Youth Conference in Ames.  Must preregister.  For 8th- 12th graders
  • June 30- Dog Practice
  • July
  • July 5th- Poultry Washing Clinic at Fairgrounds 6pm RSVP- minimum number of birds equired to hold this event 712-527-3316
  • July 6, 2016- Pre-fair clean up 
  • July 8-12, 2016 Mills County Fair- Theme- Nothing Compares to my County Fair
  • July 18, 2016- ServSafe Class at Mills County Engineer Office in Glenwood 9-6pm Cost is $150.  RSVP 712-527-3316
  • July 19- Food Preservation 101 6:30-8:30pm  Pressure Canner Testing , Preserve the Taste of Summer
  • July 23rd- RAGBRAI in Glenwood
  • July 24- RAGBRAI in Malvern
  • August
  • August 9- Farm Leasing Meeting Malvern 1:30pm and Glenwood 6:30pm- must RSVP 527-3316
  • August 9- Region 17 Tablesetting Competition in Council Bluffs Library
  • August 11-21 Iowa State Fair
  • August 26th- Record Books to Club Leaders
  • August 31- Leader's Meeting 6pm

County News

RAGBRAI, Milkweed, Monarchs, Milkweed Matters
July 19, 2016

RAGBRAI riders will help the Monarch butterfly while riding across Iowa by throwing milkweed seedballs along the route.  Learn more about how you can help and the RAGBRAI, Milkweed and Monarch project.

May 13, 2016

The fun begins here!  If you are wondering what events are happening at the Mills County Fair, check here for details, forms and more!  This will update frequently!

Hunters Tablesetting
July 15, 2016

Region 17 4-H Table Setting Event
Join with other 4-H'ers in your county and across Region 17 to participate in this growing program where you will apply your communication, hospitality, planning and food and nutrition skills to plan an event around serving a meal for friends, family or both. To learn more about the event and what you will need to do to participate click her to go to the Region 17 4-H Table Setting Webpage.

June 29, 2016
Want to learn more about how this destructive insect works and potential treatment options?  
June 27, 2016
Food Preservation 101 is a two-hour overview of general food preservation principles. The class includes current recommendations for canning, freezing and drying, display of equipment and utensils and sources for safe and tested food preservation information. This class will be held July 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the American Legion Hall at 104 N. Vine, Glenwood.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H youth are trying robotics, game design and multimedia in Hyperstream, a STEM Scale-Up program. ISU Extension and Outreach offers Hyperstream tech clubs to engage young people and excite them about careers in STEM.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

July 22, 2016 02:00 PM

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