Mills County

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

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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  

Mills County Fair 4-H Book

Mills County Fair Open Class Book




  • 2- Clothing Event and Communications Judging 5pm Lakin Center
  • 4- Independence Day, Office Closed
  • 5- Deadline to enter Fair Entry Exhibits
  • 8- Pre Fair Clean Up 5pm Fairgrounds
  • 11- Static Judging 12-6pm Lakin Center

Mills County Extension Director Position Open

Click here for Job Description


Click here for Job Application


Flood resources can be found here.

Flood Resources from the Iowa Beef Center- Recent floods and excess water could mean changes to your grazing practices, feed supplies and management practices.  Click here for information.

Farmers- This has been a challenging winter and early spring.  For timely crop news articles click here

Master Gardeners and Horticulture Information

County News

June 5, 2019

Join the fun at the Mills County Fair!

Power of Youth Logo
May 16, 2019

3rd-8th graders should make plans to join us at the Power of Youth Conference that will be held on Wednesday, June 19th.  SIgn up early - space is limited to the first 72 registered!

June 11, 2019

Join in the fun for this annual event at the Mills County Fair!

May 29, 2019


4-H Information can be found here.

monarch butterfly on a flower

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Monarch Butterflies

5 videos: Laura Jesse Iles, director of the ISU Extension and Outreach Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic, explains how to raise and care for monarchs – from collecting the eggs to releasing adult butterflies to the world.

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