Projects

Livestock Projects:

 AkSarBen Information
Iowa State Fair Information
COOL Affadavit
Premise ID
Recordkeeping Forms
FSQA Manual
 
   Beef Project- Superintendents Jeff Dean 712-527-9403 & Brady Smith 712-309-5956  
 
 
Beef Hot Sheet
 
   Trowbridge Calf & Heifer Project- Mary & Dave Trowbridge 712-629-7665    April meetings at Extension Office, 6:30pm.   Farm practices begin Saturdays in May- Feeder Beef 6pm- Heifer 7pm.  This requires enrollment in class.  Contact Extension office for details.  527-3316.
 
 
   Cat Project- Superintendents Kres & Kassidy Monday mondaystothefair@outlook.com  Mock Cat Show in June    Cat Grooming Tips  Cat Project  Letter

 

Clothing Project-  Superintendent- Paula Barrett  Fashion Revue    Clothing Selection     $15 Challenge    Basic Information
                                 Mills County Fair Clothing Contest Tuesday, March 28th by appointment.
 
   Dog Project- Superintendents Kres & Lonny Monday 712-629-8171  Practices on Thursdays beginning April 28th weather permitting       Dog Project Letter   
   Goat Project- Superintendent Colleen Gray 712-212-6515    Asst Superintendent Paula Barrett.  Weigh in is April 29 at 8am at Mills County Fairgrounds
                                      Goat Project Info from Superintendent
Sheep/Meat Goat Scrapies Tags
The wait time for anyone ordering scrapies tags for sexually intact sheep/meat goats is around 3 weeks. So if you typically have 4-H families entering in this information into 4hOnline, be aware they should order those NOW to have them in time. Per state health rules, scrapies tags must be in the animal’s ear upon arrival at an exhibition/show. Information about the USDA scrapies program is at, http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4hfiles/agriculture/LHSheepScrapie.pdf
   Horse Project- Superintendent Bob Blum 712-520-6663    Assistant Superintendent Denise Jens.  Horse Practice Schedule Tuesdays beginning April 18th 7pm start (warm up at 6:30)   Horse Show Standards   4H & Open Horse Show Bill
 
Horseless Horse Project- Tanya Whitehill  Enroll by calling Extension office at 712-527-3316.  Practices begin in May
 
 
    Jamboree Hippology  Leader Holly Vinton  402-618-3478 and Kalyn Dowell.  Practices begin  November at the Extension Office.  Please RSVP so we can plan for teams 527-3316.    What is Hippology?
 
Pets Project  Superintendent Susie Begbie 
 
 
   Poultry Project- Superintendent Teri Sanderson 402-636-6458  Byron Brockman Assistant Superintendent 
Poultry ID Form     June  Poultry Pollorum Testing at Fairgrounds 9am  /  June  - Showmanship Workshop 10:30am at Fairgrounds   /   Poultry Bird Washing Workshop at Fairgrounds  6:00pm 
 
 
   Rabbit Project- Superintendents Byron & Diane Brockman 712-310-7458.   Showmanship Workshop at Fairgrounds on _______ at 6:30pm
 
   Sheep Project- Superintendent Andrew Hilton 712-310-4883
Sheep Weigh In Saturday, April 29 8-10am
 Share a Sheep Project Committee Andrew Hilton, Mark Schoening, Tracy Blankenship, Lacey Jackson, Myranda Deitchler.  
Share a Sheep meetings will be held 
Sheep/Meat Goat Scrapies Tags
The wait time for anyone ordering scrapies tags for sexually intact sheep/meat goats is around 3 weeks. So if you typically have 4-H families entering in this information into 4hOnline, be aware they should order those NOW to have them in time. Per state health rules, scrapies tags must be in the animal’s ear upon arrival at an exhibition/show. Information about the USDA scrapies program is at, http://www.extension.iastate.edu/4hfiles/agriculture/LHSheepScrapie.pdf
 
   Swine Project- Superintendents Rod Greiner 402-650-1062  l   Woody Wright 402-740-4028  

County 4-H News

January 15, 2015

Order of Record Books for Mills County: 4H Participation & Record Book Evaluation Form Personal Picture Club Program Yearly Summary Personal Goal Record Project Records Livestock Records Photos for Project Records Photos, newspa

April 3, 2017

The Department of 4-H Youth Development with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Field Specialist I/II—Field Team West (southwest).

March 23, 2017

Members in grades 7th-8th are invited to join Region 17 on a trip to St. Louis, April 28-30th!

March 23, 2017

Join us June 11-14, 2017 at the Eastern NE 4-H Camping Center for a fun-filled 4 day/3 night camp experience!

March 21, 2017

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 resource sheets that will help you become acquainted with your leadership role.

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