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  • February

  • February 1- State Awards and Recognition application due
  • February 3- 4H Night at the Lancers Hockey Game- get your tickets online today!
  • February 6- Poultry Identification Workshop 6pm- POSTPONED
  • February 12-19 Iowa Beef Expo in Des Moines
  • February 13- Commercial Ag, CIC  9 AM at Mills County Extension Office
  • February 13- CREW deliver fleece blankets made with love and go out to eat
  • February 13- Youth Committee Meeting 6:30 pm
  • February 20- FSQA Class and Testing 6pm
  • February 20- Farmers Market Seminar 7 pm GRC
  • February 21- Creating Habitats for Pollinators 6:30 pm Extension Office
  • February 22- Poultry and Goat Workshop 6 pm 
  • February 25- Clover Kids Bake This and Set This competitions 2pm at Lakin Community Building
  • February 27- Share a Sheep Meeting 6:30 pm
  • February 28- Seed Treatment, CIC 9 AM at the Mills County Extension Office
  • February 28- Clover Kids Leaders Meeting 6pm
  • March

  • March 6- Youth Committee 6pm
  • March 6- Mushroom Cultivation Seminar 7 pm GRC
  • March 7- Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators CIC 9 AM at the Mills County Extension Office
  • March 9- Senior 4Her Scholarship Applications Due
  • March 9-10- Junior 4H Overnight at Lakin Community Building
  • March 10- Women Gaining Ground Conference at Glenwood High School
  • March 13- CREW meet at Extension Office 6-7:45
  • March 18- Sheep Meeting for all sheep members 3 pm at Extension Office
  • March 19- Senior Scholarship Interviews
  • March 20- Monarchs in Mexico Seminar 7 pm GRC
  • March 21- Certified Handlers, CIC 9 AM at Mills County Extension Office
  • March 25- Bucket of Junk Judging at East Mills High School beginning at 2pm
  • March 27-Conservation & No-till Vegetable Crop Production Seminar 7 pm
  • April

  • April 3- Trowbridge Class at Extension Office 
  • April 3- Bugs, Japanese Beetles and More Seminar 7 pm Extension Office
  • April 10- Youth Committee 6pm
  • April 10- Trowbridge Class at Extension Office
  • April 17- Superintendent Meeting 6pm
  • April 17- Cooking with Fresh Vegetables Seminar 7pm GRC
  • April 20-22- 4-H Intermediate Trip To Kansas City- Region 17
  • April 24- Leader's Meeting 6pm
  • April 24- Horse Practice
  • April 26- Dog Practice
  • April 28- Goat Weigh-in 8:30-10:00 am  Fairgrounds
  • April 29- Sheep Weigh-in 2-3:30 at Fairgrounds
  • May

  • May 8- CREW finish plans for Junior Day Camp 6-7:45pm at Extension Office
  • June

  • June 12- CREW to Papio Fun Park


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January 4, 2018

4-H 3D Printing In Mills County

Click on this link for resources that were shared during the workshop and for pics of some of the cool designs by Students on TINKERCAD.COM, designing 3D Objects to Print

HOSTED AT Glenwood West Elementary School, 707 Sharp Street, Glenwood

Come learn and get hands on experience with this exciting new technology of 3D Printing and the objects that can be made with a 3D printer. You are part of the generation that will be using this technology to print habitats on Mars, print replacement parts for machines, and even create 3D board games and toys that bring a created or designed 3D object to your home in just a few hours of printing

February 6, 2018
7th & 8th Graders are you ready for some out of town fun???  Join the Intermediate Trip to Kansas City on April 20-22!

Money Museum, Kauffman Stadium Tour, bowling, swimming, Planetarium, visit Jesse James home, good food, and great times with friends- new and old!  Space is limited to 47 youth, so sign-up TODAY! 

Click on the link for more information and the registration form.  

February 6, 2018

click the link above for more information

"Creating Habitats for Pollinators" 

Jake Holt, Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist will speak on Funding opportunities for developing pollinator habitats.

Wednsday, February 21, 6:30 pm, Mills County Extension and Outreach

February 2, 2018

Click on above link for more information

"Spring into Spring"  2018 Master Gardener Seminar Series

Even though its cold outside and you think spring is a long way off, its not too early to get some information and great ideas to make this gardening year one of the best! The Mills County Master Gardeners are here to help with this series of six seminars open to gardeners of all ages and abilities. The series will get started on Tuesday February 20th, and will run through April 17th. Seminars begin at 7:00 PM

March 27th and April 3rd are at the Mills County Extension, Malvern, IA. All others are at the Glenwood Resource Center Visitors Center, Glenwood, IA

January 4, 2018

The 4th Annual Women Gaining Ground Conference is scheduled for March 10th.  New speakers, break out sessions and more!  

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