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You can rely on your dedicated Iowa State University and Butler County Extension staff for unbiased, research based information and educational services.  We are committed to provide our citizens with "Information for Everyday Living."  Iowa State University Extension offers education and information to the citizens of Iowa through the following areas:  Agriculture and Natural Resources, Business and Industry, Community and Economic Development, Families, and 4-H Youth Development.

Our website will allow you to access information from ISU Extension and Butler County any time of the day, any day of the week.  Note the top side navigation bars to quickly find and access topics and information of interest to you.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Butler County

Our  website will allow you to access information from ISU Extension and Butler County any time of the day, any day of the week. Note the top and side navigation bars to quickly find and access topics and information of interest to you. 

UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS
 
February:
28    Hawkeye Farm Show, UNI Dome, Read more....Cedar Falls
28    Soil Health Meeting, 9-11 am, Butler County Extension Office
28    Region 9 - 4-H Legislative Day, Des Moines

March:
1-2   Hawkeye Farm Show, Read more... UNI Dome, Cedar Falls
1     Ornamental & Turfgrass Applicator Training, 9-11:30 am,  Read more.....Butler County Extension Office
1     Extension Council, 7 pm, Butler County Extension Office
4     Extension Council Conference, Read more... Ames
7     Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, Plant Disease Training, 9-11:45 am, Read more.... Butler County Extension Office
7     4-H & Youth Committee, 7 pm, Butler County Extension Office
8     Certified Handlers Training, 9-11:30 am, Read more....Butler County Extension Office
9     Seed Treatment Training, 9-11:30 am, Butler County Extension Office
9     Turfgrass Workshop, 5-7 pm, Butler County Extension Office
14    Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, Plant Disease Training, 9-11:45 am, Read more....Butler County Extension Office
15    Ornamental & Turfgrass Applicator Training, 9-11:30 am, Read more....Butler County Extension Office
17    Ag Team
21    Private Pesticide Training, 9:30-11:30 am, Butler County Extension Office
22    Ornamental & Turfgrass Applicator Training, 9-11:30 am, Read more....Butler County Extension Office
27   Annual Conference, Ames
29   Seed Treatment Training, 9-11:30 am, Butler County Extension Office
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
  

County News

August 3, 2012

Take a look at our newsletter to see what's happening in 4-H!

February 1, 2017

A key topic for farmers these days is healthy soil.  With this in mind, ISU Extension & Outreach and the Butler & Franklin County Soil & Water Conservation Districts are presenting a Soil Health Meeting in two locations on Tuesday, February 28th.

January 24, 2017

Come join us as we travel by van with other 4-Hers to Des Moines, tour the State Capitol complex, visit with elected officials, gain a greater understanding of our Iowa State Government and learn about our great schools and people.

January 23, 2017

The second annual Iowa Small Farms Conference will be held on February 11, 2017 in Ames, Iowa.

January 6, 2017

 

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