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Record Book Forms for 4Hers
May 2015 4H Newsletter
May Special Edition 4H News
"How To" enter exhibits in Fair Entry for Fair 2015
 
MILLS COUNTY FAIR JULY 10-14, 2015   Fair Queen Application    Little Miss/ Jr Miss Application
2015 Mills County Resource Directory

  • ">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
  • May 31- TEEN Club Meeting 7pm
  • jUNE 1- Poultry and Rabbit SHowmanship Workshops at Fairgrounds 6:30pm
  • June 2- Photography, Principles and Elements of Design Workshop 6:30pm at Extension Office
  • June 5-6- Montgomery County Horse Overnight Camp
  • June 7-10 Camp Wild! at Madrid Iowa 4H Camp.  For Grades 5-6.  Regional camp.
  • June 9- Intermediate Trip to Mahoney Water Park
  • June 13-20- Teen Club Trip to Washington DC
  • June 13- Mock Cat Show at Fairgrounds in block Building at 9am 
  • 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- Call 624-8616 to RSVP- Cost is $3 
  • June 25- New Member Prefair Picnic at Fairgrounds- RSVP for meal by June 21st 5:00-7:00pm
  • June 26-27- Region 17 Survivor Camp
  • 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 7- Goat Showmanship Clinic 6:30pm
  • 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
  • August 25- Record Books due to leaders
  • September 15- Leaders Meeting- Bring all record Books 6:30pm Start Time
  • September 22- Youth Committee Meeting
  • September 29- Youth Committee Meeting
  • October 6- Youth Committee Meeting
  • October 13- possible Back up Youth COmmittee meeting
  • Awards Interviews October 24th
  • October 25- Awards Program

County News

May 6, 2015

This is where to go for all things Fair Related for 4H families

creek Walk
April 13, 2015

Great New Friends! Great Leadership Opportunities! Great Campfires! Great New experiences Climbing and Messing in the Creek! What could be this Great?.Regions 12, 17 & 18 4-H Junior 5th & 6th Grade Camp Register Now for Camp, June 7-10 at the State 4-H Camping Center!

March 13, 2015

4th- 6th Graders are invited to a day of fun and adventure on June 23rd from 9-3pm.  CREW Leadership Team will be hosting this fun event and will be assisted by Mills County Conservation in the afternoon.

December 29, 2014

Hurry and get this done today! Don't want you to wait until it's too late. All of your livestock, dogs, cats, horses, poultry and more need to be registered in 4honline.com

December 29, 2014
Keeping young cows in the herd is critical to ensure enterprise profitability and facilitate herd expansion; particularly with decreased numbers in the national cow herd.  Plan to attend these clinics to learn more ways to keep her working for you.  Topics include nutrition, management, costs, health, reproductive management, and lifetime productivity.

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May 14, 2015 10:23 AM

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