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.

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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  

PPAT will be offered in both a live platform as well as multiple DVD viewings, the dates are as follows:

January 20th: In person sessions at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm led by Aaron Saeugling.  Space is limited, please call the office to reserve your seat.
DVD viewings in the office will also be offered on numerous dates.

Upcoming Events:



January 1: Office Closed
January 17: County Council
Janury 17: Crew Meetings
January 18: Office Closed
January 20: Private Pesticide Applicator Training
January 26: 4-H New Member Night


Click on the Words on Wellness banner to read this month's Words on Wellness issue as it highlights uses of sweet potatoes, provides a great guidance on how long condiments last in your fridge, and offers a natural mood boost activity!




Master Gardeners and Horticulture Information


County News

September 1, 2020

Do you have a desire to do more while have fun? Do you want to live the 4-H motto? 

Then CREW and County Council want you!

September 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 6, 2020

Join us on Tuesday, August 18th at 6:30pm. The workshop will be held in the Lakin Building to help adhere to social distancing protocols.


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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