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  • ">Happening in Mills County Information:

  • 2015-2016 4H Dues are $30 if paid before November 1st.  After November 1st $35
  • 2015-2016 Clover Kids Dues are $20
  • October 13- Youth Committee meeting
  • October 18TH- Junior Halloween Harvest Party sponsored by County Council 2-4pm at Malvern Community Building for 4th-6th graders
  • October 18th- Youth Shotgun Shooting at SWISC (Southwest Iowa Sportsmans Club) Bring your shells and shoot free 5:30-7pm- your 4H Shooting Sports Leaders will be there
  • October 21st- CPAT- Roadside, Forest, Aquatic Pest Management 2,5,6 & 10 9-11:30am
  • October 23rd- Computer and Technology Mentoring at Glenwood Library 1-3pm
  • October 25th- Youth Shotgun Shooting at SWISC.  Bring your shells and shoot free 5:30-7pm.  Your 4H Shooting Sports Instructors will be there!
  • October 29th- Women, Land & Legacy event at Bodega Victoriana
  • October 29th- CPAT- Mosquito/ Public Health Pest Mamagement  7D, 8 & 10 from 9-11:30am
  •  October 31st Awards Interviews at East Mills High School   THIS IS A NEW DATE!!!
  • November 1st - Awards Program 1:30pm at the Malvern Community Building  THIS IS A NEW DATE!!!!
  • November 3rd- CREW meeting 6:30pm- we are doing fleece tie blankets at the Extension Office.  Bring 2 pieces of fleece 1 1/2- 2 yards.Also, scissors if you have some that will cut through the material!
  • November 11th- 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 13th- Computer and Technology Mentoring at Glenwood Library 1-3pm
  • November 17th- Fumigation Categories: 7C (Fumigation) and 10 (Research and Demonstration) 9-11:30am
  • November 18th- 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
  • December 2nd- Pest Control Operators Categories: 7A (General & Household Pest), 7B (Termite), 8 (Public Health), and 10 (Research and Demonstration) 9-11:30am
  • December 8th- CREW- we are delivering our blankets to Children's Hospital- call for RSVP & details
  • December 29- FSQA Class for all 4-6th Graders in Livestock Projects- REQUIRED
  • January 9-10- CREW Overnight to ????  RSVP for details
  • February 9th- Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management Categories: 1A (Agricultural Weed), 1B (Agricultural Insect), 1C (Agricultural Crop Disease), and 10 (Research and Demonstration)
  • February 20- CREW Skating and Laser Tag- RSVP for details
  • March 29, 2016- CLOTHING CONTEST, COMMUNICATIONS CONTEST AND BUCKET OF JUNK at Malvern Community Building 5pm start
  • May 1st- CREW Adventureland trip- call for details.  Date may change!
  • June 7th- CREW leads the Junior Outdoor Adventure Camp at Pony Creek Park
  • June 18 & 20-24- Aquatic Robotics Club in Malvern.  Equipment check on Saturday , then we begin water checks in 5 area lakes!  Only 6 openings.
  • July 6, 2016- Pre-fair clean up 
  • July 8-12, 2016 Mills County Fair

County News

October 12, 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 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.

September 21, 2015

Jr FLL Lego League is a great opportunity for youth grades K-3 to get involved in some basic robotics and work on their lego skills.  

September 21, 2015

Would you like to program your own robots to do cool things for you? Would you like to plan a project that could make a difference in your community and present it to Community Leaders?Then the 4-H First Lego League Clubs in Mills County are for you!!!  We have teams in Glenwood and Malvern for FLL ages 9-14.

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