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)
 
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

November 2, 2016

Teen club members are beginning to gather and feel the excitement begin as they plan for their trip to Washington DC in June 2019.  Youth who are eligible for the trip are currently in grades 7-10.  Teen club and their fun activities are open to all High School aged 4Hers.  

Keep checking in here for updates on schedule, fundraisers and more!

September 27, 2016

All Mills County 4Hers are invoted to a fun afternoon of skating at Porter's Lake Skating Rink north of Shenandoah.  Cost is $4

September 19, 2016

4Hers (and even a friend can help) are invited to attend and compete in the Set This and Bake This events on Sunday, January 22nd .  Must RSVP by the 15th if you are planning to compete.  Share your baking skills and table setting skills, have fun and enjoy a tasty treat during awards!

Clover Kids have a great opportunity for doing Bake This! as a cookie competition.

September 7, 2016

In an effort to protect human and animal health from the rise of antibiotic resistance, the Food and Drug Administration has issued new guidelines that will regulate medically important antibiotic use in animal feed.

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