Mills County

4-H has a wide variety of project areas to choose from. The possiblities are endless!

Help shape the leaders of tomorrow. Volunteer today!

Learn it. Grow it. Teach it. Become a Master Gardener.

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University. We take the university’s research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans.
Office Hours:
Monday- 8am-4:30pm Tuesday-8am-8pm Wednesday, Thursday- 8am-4:30pm Friday- 8am-12pm

Master Gardeners  and Horticulture
Emerald Ash Borer and Japanese Beetles
Mills County Resource Directory    
Pesticide Training Information      
Volunteer Screening Forms Volunteer Autho Form for Screening  

Effective May 18th our office will be open by appointment only, please call our office (712-624-8616) or email (  Thank you for your understanding in this unprecedented time.  ~Mills County Extension Council and Staff


Upcoming Dates:

10-14: Mills County Fair

Summer Intern:

ISU Extension and Outreach Mills County is currently accepting applications for a Summer Program Assistant.  This temporary position will run between May and August 2020.  
Desirable candidates are dependable and cooperative college students who have completed at least one semester of post-secondary education.  They should possess strong computer skills, filing and organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task.  Knowledge and/or experience as a member or volunteer in the Iowa 4-H program is a plus.  A successful background screening, valid driver's license, and access to reliable transportation are required.
Job duties will include assisting with Extension-sponsored events and activities, database entry and coordination, record maintenance, and working closely with the County Youth Coordinator. 

This position is open until filled.  Submit application materials to Mills County Extension and Outreach, PO Box 430, Malvern, IA  51551 or 

Master Gardeners and Horticulture Information

County News

February 1, 2020
4H in Mills County is all about fun, friends, voice and choice.  We want you to have a great experience!  Try out different clubs and find the one that fits your schedule and makes you feel great!  

Fun- It's is something we all like to have!  4H activities, events, workshops and more make fun happen!  

 Friends- join a club to be with them, or join a club to make new ones!  

Voice- Your voice matters in 4H we want to hear what you like to do and what you want to try. Share what we can do to make your experience the best!  

Choice is a HUGE one- so many options of things you can do and try.

 4H lets you reach for the stars and see what really makes you tick.  You may suprise yourself!  Grow and share in a safe and warm place!  4H is all you want it to be!

August 16, 2018

Search here to prevent those pests! Emerald Ash Borers and Japanese Beetles

4-H Information can be found here.


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