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February 2015 4H Newsletter

  • ">Happening in Mills County Information:

  • NEED TO ENROLL IN 4H?  CLICK HERE!  Pay for your enrollment by November 30 to receive $5 discount.  December 1st becomes $32
  • FSQA Classes for Livestock 4-6 Graders must attend
  • 2/26- West Pott in Council Bluffs              366-7070
    3/16- Fremont County in Sidney              374-2351
    3/17- Montgomery in Red Oak              623-2592
    4/13- Cass County in Atlantic              243-1132
  • March 4- CPAT 9-11:30am Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators  Categories: 3O (Ornamental Pest), 3T (Turf Pest), 3OT (Ornamental and Turf Pest), and 10 (Research and Demonstration)
  • March 7- Glenwood Giving Garden Workshop for families at Glenwood Giving Garden
  • March 10 - Master Gardener seminar, "Mushrooms: The Good, the Bad, and the Terrible" by Tom Weber
  • March 13- Glenwood High School Trap CLub Night at the Lancers 7:35pm
  • March 14- Legislative Coffee at Mills County Extension Office 11am
  • March 16-19- Basic Computer Classes taught by IWCC 98:30-12:30pm Monday- Thursday- Pre-registration Required.  624-8616
  • March 16- FSQA Training in Fremont County 6-8pm at Sidney High School
  • March 17- Youth Committee
  • March 21-" Women Gaining Ground", Conference in Shenandoah
  • March 22-28 Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Week
  • March 22- Teen Club Meeting 7pm
  • March 24-CPAT Training Certified Handlers 9-11:30am  Category: H (Certified Handlers)
  • March 24 - Master Gardener seminar, "Herbs: More than just Culinary" by Addie Kinghorn - 7PM at Glenwood Resource Center
  • March 24- CREW 5:30pm at Extension Office
  • March 24- Communications Workshop by Diane Von Tersh 6:30pm at Extension Office
  • March 25- Junior Overnight at Malvern Community Building
  • April 3- 4H Night at the Lancers- REPEAT PERFORMANCE!  Fundraiser for the Region!  7:35pm
  • April 7- Trowbridge Class at Extension Office 6:30pm
  • April 7- Master Gardener seminar, "Preparing for Emerald Ash Borer", by Dr. Mark Shour, ISU Entomologist - 5:30PM at Glenwood Resource Center
  • April 11- "I'm a Future Agronomist" event in Ames- for grades 4-8th
  • April 13- Mills County Extension Council 6:30pm
  • April 14- Youth Committee 6:30pm
  • April 14- Fair Superintendents Meeting 7pm
  • April 14- Master Gardener seminar, "Ash Tree Alternatives in the Landscape" by Lindsey Barney - 7PM at Glenwood Resource Center
  • April 17-19 Intermediate Trip to Kansas City- for 7-8th grade 4Hers in Region 17- Royals Game and more!
  • April 21- Trowbridge Class at Extension Office 6:30pm
  • April 25- Sheep and Goat Weigh In at Fairgrounds 
  • April 26- Teen Club Dinner & Meeting 7pm
  • April 28- Leaders Meeting at Extension Office 6:30pm
  • May 5- CREW Meeting at Extension Office 6pm
  • May 11- Extension Council 6:30pm
  • May 12- Youth Committee 6:30pm
  • May 18- Poultry & Rabbit Showmanship Workshop at Fairgrounds 6:30pm
  • May 19- CREW fieldtrip to Coshow Farm 6-8pm
  • May 31- TEEN Club Meeting 7pm
  • June 2- Photography, Principles and Elements of Design Workshop 6:30pm at Extension Office
  • June 9- Intermediate Trip to Mahoney Water Park
  • June 13-20- Teen Club Trip to Washington DC
  • June 19-21 Waubonsie Horse Camp
  • June 23- Junior Outdoor Adventure Camp at Pony Creek Park 9-3pm spnsored by CREW
  • June 25- Junior Fun Day by County Council
  • June 25- New Member Prefair Picnic at Fairgrounds
  • June 30-July 2- State Youth Conference at Ames for all youth grades 8-12
  • July 6- Clothing & Communications Contests at Malvern Community Building 
  • July 7- Poultry Washing Workshop at Fairgrounds 6:30pm- (MUST RSVP 622-8327 need minimum of 10 to hold this)
  • July 8- Prefair Cleanup Event- Eat at 5:30pm
  • July 10-14 Mills County Fair
  • July 15- Post Fair Clean Up 10-noon- swim party
  • July 28- Region 17 Tablesetting Competition
  • August 11- Record Book Workshop by Youth Committee- Kate Phelps 6:30pm
  • August 18- Record Book Workshop by Youth Committee- Tracy Blankenship 6:30pm
  • August 13-23 Iowa State Fair

County News

March 4, 2015

Mills County Master Gardeners are now accepting applications for $500.00 scholarships through April 7, 2015.

Master Gardener
February 9, 2015

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!  

February 24, 2015

Women Gaining Ground Conference To Be Held in Shenandoah on March 21

 An exciting one-day conference for women from all walks of life will be held at the Shenandoah Historical Museum Building on Saturday, March 21, beginning at 8 a.m.

February 16, 2015

If you are in 7th or 8th grade and want to have a great trip to Kansas City- register today!  We are having an unforgettable trip put together for a very affordable cost!  Too much fun is a possibility!  Attend a Royals Baseball Game, shopping, tours and more!  Space is limited and going quickly!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

March 4, 2015 02:06 PM

The final session of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners winter webinar series on how to support local...

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