County News

April 27, 2016

Join us for our second trip to the Omaha Zoo!  Join other 6th, 7th, and 8th grade 4-H'ers on a trip to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo! 

April 27, 2016

Do you have a windbreak on your farm or acreage?  Do you need one?  How do you start?  Are there any financial incentives to help with the cost?

March 4, 2016

Many Iowa farmers hire custom machine work in their farm business, or perform custom work for others.  This rate schedule is intended only as a guide.

February 5, 2016

Created by the industry for the industry, the ServSafe food safety training program is one of the industry's strongest educational programs.

December 8, 2015

Stay in touch with  interests in agriculture and innovation in NE Iowa

November 13, 2015

Ready or not, winter weather will soon be here.  Consider these reminders as you prepare for the return of winter weather.

October 9, 2015

Each year 4H members are responsible to the state 4H program for paying $30 per member for services and a blanket 4H insurance policy for members, volunteers, and leaders.  Because of this cost yet to the 4H members to be part of the program, the Butler County Farm Bureau board of directors has voted to contribute $15 for each 4H club member that is also a member of a Butler County Farm Beau family.

August 14, 2015

Trees are a valuable part of our environment.  They provide shelter and shade, help prevent erosion, and add beauty and monetary value to property.  Unfortunately, many factors can cause trees to become unhealthy and lose their aesthetic value or die:  environmental stresses, site problems, animal injury,  infectious diseases, and insect infestations.  In many cases, more than one factor may be involved.  A correct diagnosis of the problem is the important first step in trying to save an unhealthy tree.

June 17, 2015

ISU Extension & Outreach information and resources for northeast Iowa

June 17, 2015

ISU Extension & Outreach information and resources for northeast Iowa

May 15, 2015

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is coordinating with Federal and State agencies, the poultry industry, and local communities, to keep avian influenza (AI) from becoming established in the Iowa poultry population.

April 17, 2015

Iowa State University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has general information about avian influenza and factsheets on keeping your birds healthy.

March 5, 2015

The newsletter is linked online below, but articles this issue will include winter care for horses, lanning a spring vegetable garden, home energy savings tips, estimating costs of pasture and hay production, starting a bird feeding program and more.  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/smallfarms/newsletter/winter-2014

March 3, 2015

If your household income is at or below the following range you may be eligible for Food Assistance.S

February 16, 2015

Iowa State University and Trees Forever will be conducting this informative meeting regarding storm damage assessment, Emerald Ash Borer, tree benefits, importance of replanting, and inventory information.

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