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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
 
May:
23    4-H & Youth Meeting, 7 pm, Butler County Extension Office
23-24   Women in Ag Meeting 
24    Region 9 Coordinator Meeting 
29    Office Closed for Memorial Day
31    Coordinator Meeting, Black Hawk, 10-12:30
June:
1     Fair Entry Deadline (Livestock, Clothing, Communications)
3     Poultry testing, Fairgrounds, 9 - 10 am
6     Livestock Superintendent Meeting, 7 pm
7     PrISUm Car, Butler Stop, Parkersburg
7     Extension Council, 7 pm
11    Clothing Revue Judging, Extension Office, 2 pm
12    Greene Library Program, Gardening
13    Static entries deadline
16    Ag Team
16-17   Junior Camp, Eldora
19    Fair Set-up, 8 am - 8 pm
20    Static Judging
21    Northeast IA Research Farm Spring Field Day, Nashua
21-25    Butler County Fair
27-29    Youth Conference - "Start Your Future Here"
28    Nitrogen & Water Quality Meeting, Research Farm, Nashua
July:
4     4th of July, Office Closed
5     Extension Council, 7 pm
6     K-1 Day Camp, Fairgrounds, 9 - 3
10    Women, Land & Legacy, Wilder Park, 9 - 3
11    Relay for Life, Extension Office
13    2nd - 3rd Day Camp, Fairgrounds, 9 - 3
16,  21, 22   Holly in Cerro Gordo
31-Aug 1   Women in Ag, Ames
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 
  

County News

August 3, 2012

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

May 10, 2017

The information in this publication was summarized from the results of a survey of farm operators, farm owners, professional farm managers and rural appraisers in the north central region of the U.S.

May 5, 2017

The cash rental rate information presented in this publication is from a survey of farmers, landowners, agricultural lenders, and professional farm managers.

April 21, 2017

Calling all Junior Wranglers in grades 4th - 6th who are in 4-H and their friends!

 

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