County News

July 28, 2016

Want to learn more about Japanese beetles and how to control them?

July 26, 2016

Mills County is hosting 2 farm leasing meetings Tuesday, August 9th.  Malvern at 1:30pm and Glenwood at 6pm

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.

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?  
February 2, 2016

Women Gaining Ground Conference coming April 30th.  You will laugh, learn and leave filled with excitement and great ideas to take home.  Cost is $25

Master Gardener
January 26, 2016

Even though the cold conditions outside may have you thinking that spring is a long way off, it’s not too early to get some information and great ideas to make this gardening year one of the best! The Mills County Master Gardeners are here to help with this series of six seminars open to gardeners of all ages and abilities!  

December 29, 2015

Several positions available for Youth Specialists

December 29, 2015

Grant Writing 101 at Fremont County Extension office in Sidney

December 29, 2015

Grant Writing 101 at Fremont County Extension office in Sidney

December 16, 2015

4Hers (and even a friend can help) as well as Clover Kids are invited to attend and compete in the Set This and Bake This events on Sunday, January 17th.  Must RSVP by the 8th if you are planning to compete.  Share your baking skills and table setting skills, have fun and enjoy a tasty treat during awards!

November 12, 2015

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

November 12, 2015

Turkey questions?  Check here!  

October 22, 2015

Join Women, Land & Legacy of Southwest Iowa at Bodega Victoriana for a fun and educational opportunity featuring experts on soil health, composting and water catchment.

October 21, 2015

Serve Safe Class in Oakland in November , for food service certification.

October 19, 2015

Come learn about your Leadership role for your 4-H Club as you have been elected to serve your club as a 4-H Club President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Historian, News Reporter, or Recreation Leader. Watch the video and print off the helpful re

October 15, 2015

During the week of October 5th, Glenwood Schools and ISU/Mills County Extension and Outreach partnered to provide Outdoor Science Camp for fifth grade youth at Waubonsie State Park and Pony Creek Park.  “The students experienced science in our natural environment, and applied their learning through hands-on, educational activities. The high school counselors and adult volunteers provided an outstanding learning opportunity for all students,” stated Ms. Genie Wickham, West Elementary Principal. 

October 15, 2015

Yes, that is what a real piglet sounds like, the goat does have course fur.  These things and more are learned in a great hands-on way at the Vinton Farm.  The Mills County 1st graders get a great tour, thanks to a grant from Farm Bureau, Steve and Carol Vinton and Sherry Ford.             

October 12, 2015

Mills County Extension has invited IWCC students to come and share their technology skills with our community members at the Glenwood Library on October 23rd and November 13th from 1-3pm

October 1, 2015

Got 12 minutes? Then you’ve got time to help Iowa on its mission to improve its general well-being. The Healthiest State Initiative’s goal is to bring communities together by having an organized Healthiest State Walk in all of Iowa’s 99 counties.

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