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 7th & 21st 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.  624-8616.
 
 
   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 29th by appointment.
 
   Dog Project- Superintendents Kres & Lonny Monday 712-629-8171  Practices on Thursdays beginning May 12th weather permitting       Dog Project Letter   
   Goat Project- Superintendent Colleen Gray 712-212-6515    Weigh in is April 30 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 19th 7pm start (warm up at 6:30)
 
Horseless Horse Project- Tanya Whitehill  Enroll by calling Extension office at 624-8616.  Practices begin in May
 
 
    Jamboree Hippology  Leader Holly Vinton (Senior Team) 402-618-3478 Practices begin  on Sunday November 8th at 6:30-8pm at the Extension Office.  We will plan to meet at  the office in November on Fridays- 5-6:30pm and Sundays from 6:30-8pm.  at the Extension office  What is Hippology?
 
Pets Project  Superintendent Susie Begbie 
 
 
   Poultry Project- Superintendent Teri Sanderson 402-636-6458  Byron Brockman Assistant Superintendent 
Poultry ID Form     June 11th- Poultry Pollorum Testing at Fairgrounds 9am  /  June 11th  - Showmanship Workshop 10:30am at Fairgrounds   /   Poultry Bird Washing Workshop at Fairgrounds on July 5th  6:00pm 
 
 
   Rabbit Project- Superintendent Byron 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 30 8-10am
 Share a Sheep Project Committee Andrew Hilton, Mark Schoening, Tracy Blankenship, Lacey Jackson, Myranda Deitchler.  
Share a Sheep meetings will be held on Saturday, March 19th 2-4pm and  Tuesday, April 26th at 6:30pm.
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

Get Acquainted Games
December 22, 2014

Find lots of great mixer activities here!

April 20, 2016

ACES afterschool is offering 2 great sessions- Super Heroes and Chopped- at 2 locations- Northeast Elementary School for 1st & 2nd graders.  Also at West Elementary School for 3rd-5th graders.  These are the last ACES being offered this school year.  Sign up quickly as spots are filling fast!

December 29, 2015

Several positions available for Youth Specialists

December 16, 2015

4Hers (and even a friend can help) as well as Clover Kids are invited to attend and compete in the Set This and Bake This events on Sunday, January 17th.  Must RSVP by the 8th if you are planning to compete.  Share your baking skills and table setting skills, have fun and enjoy a tasty treat during awards!

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