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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
 
January:
16     Dairy Days, 9:30-3 pm, Waverly
17     Finances of Caregiving, 5-7, $35/5 sessions, Butler County Extension Office
19     Crop Advantage, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, Tama Hall, Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo
25     Coordinator Meeting, 9-noon, Butler County Extension Office
31     Finances of Caregiving, 5-7, Butler County Extension Office

February:
1      Extension Council, 7 pm, Butler County Extension Office
7      Finances of Caregiving, 5-7, Butler County Extension Office
9      Finances of Caregiving, 5-7, Butler County Extension Office|
11    Small Farms Conference, 8-5, Ames
14    Finances of Caregiving, 5-7, Butler County Extension Office
14    Windbreak Meeting, TBD time, Butler County Extension Office
17    Ag Team
22    Private Pesticide Training, 1:30-3:30 pm, Parkersburg Christian Reformed Church
28    Hawkeye Farm Show, UNI Dome, Cedar Falls

March:
1-2   Hawkeye Farm Show, UNI Dome, Cedar Falls
1     Extension Council, 7 pm, Butler County Extension Office
4     Extension Council Conference, Ames
7     4-H & Youth Committee, 7 pm, Butler County Extension Office
9     Turfgrass Workshop, 5-7 pm, Butler County Extension Office
17   Ag Team
21   Private Pesticide Training, 9:30-11:30 am, Butler County Extension Office
27   Annual Conference, Ames
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
  

County News

August 3, 2012

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

January 6, 2017

Are you in need of a new windbreak?  Does a current windbreak on your land need updating?  What trees or shrubs should you plant?  How many?  How close together?  Butler County Extension will hold an informational meeting on February 14, 2017 at the Butler County Extension Office on February 14, 2017 from 1-3 pm at the extension office.

January 6, 2017
December 15, 2016

Learn how to manage the financial decision-making more effectively by gathering information needed to plan for long term care and examining the multiple ways that care can be arranged.

December 2, 2016

An informational document has been developed to help explain the new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) law that will take effect January 1, 2017.

 

Mackenzie and Joel DeJong, and Joel's grandchildren

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Extension Is Family for DeJongs

Mackenzie DeJong followed her father, Joel, into the "family business" -- ISU Extension and Outreach. She's a human sciences program coordinator based in O’Brien County. They reflect on how extension work became part of their life.  

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January 17, 2017 02:25 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host its third annual Miscanthus Grower meeting on Jan. 26 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The...

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