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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

  • ">Happening in Mills County Information:

  • Iowa State Fair August 7-17th.  State Fair Award Winners from Mills County
  • August 23- Shooting Sports Leader's training in Clarinda.  Pre-registration is required.  If interested, please contact Stephanie 624-8616.
  • August 23- 4H & Open Horse Show 9am at Mills County Fair Grounds
  • August 26- 4H Mills County Beef Carcass Picnic 6:30pm Malvern Community Building.  RSVP by 8/20 624-8616
  • August 27- Nutrient Management Workshop 8am in Emerson.  RSVP 624-8616
  • September 1- Office closed for holiday
  • September 3- CREW and Teen Club will be hosting a booth at the Glenwood Farmers Market from 4-7pm.  Come and discover what 4H can offer you.
  • September 6- Shooting Sports Regional Competition at Anderson Conservation Center.  RSVP 624-8616
  • September 8- Grilling seminar at Glenwood Giving Garden
  • September 9- 4H Leader, Youth COmmittee and County Council Meeting 6:30 at Extension Office
  • Glenwood Schools & 4H Science Cam for 5th Graders September 15,16,18 and 19
  • September 23- Youth Committee Meeting 6:30
  • September 25- 28   AkSarBen
  • September 30- Youth Committee Meeting 6:30
  • October 5-11- National 4H Week Celebration
  • October 6- Country Cousins 4H Club is holding an Open house to celebrate 35th  Anniversary at Kaufman Hall in Glenwood 7-8pm
  • October 7- Youth Committee Meeting 6:30pm
  • October 18- 4H Senior Awards Interviews
  • October 19- 4H Annual Awards Program 1:30pm
  • October 26- Junior and New Member Halloween Party
  • November 11- 4H Leader's meeting 6:30pm 

County News

July 30, 2014

Southwest Iowa will be hosting a 4-H Shooting Sports Instructor Training Saturday, August 23 & Sunday, August 24, 2014 in Clarinda, Iowa. We will be offering Training in Archery, Rifle, Shotgun, Muzzleloader, Wildlife Skills and County 4-H SESS Coordinator. Deadline for Registration is August 15!

trees
June 16, 2014

Join us for a free garden webinar series at the Mills County Extension Office in Malvern.

June 16, 2014

Join us on June 30, 6:30-8:00 PM at Glenwood's Giving Garden for a free garden seminar.

June 16, 2014

Purchase local produce, baked goods and other hand made items at the Mills County Farmers Markets.

local foods
March 13, 2014

Did you know that residents of Southwest Iowa (*) spend over 370 million dollars on food annually?  Over 90% of this food is produced in other states and countries.  Are you interested in finding out more about where to find fresh local produce, meats and dairy in our area?  Are you a producer of any of these locally grown foods?  Would you like to have your producer information published in a Local Food guide for Southwest Iowa?   

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 30, 2014 12:18 PM

In Iowa, local food is fun, but it also is a vehicle for rural economic development, as four new videos from the Leopold Center for...

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