County News

August 26, 2014

Children must learn to read before they can read to learn.  Parents, families and friends can help them on their way to reading.

June 17, 2014

The forces of nature - wind, water, and extremes of temperature can leave one unprepared.  Remember to take care of yourself and your family first, then deal with the things you may have lost to the disaster.

March 5, 2014

Iowa farmers who perform custom work, hire work done, or some of both, have the 2014 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey schedule as a guide in determining custom rates.  The information is based on a survey of 195 Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers.

December 17, 2013

The sounds of chainsaws in the timber is a great time to review some key safety issues. . . and maybe save an accident.

October 24, 2013

Butler County offers pesticide trainings in Allison.

October 24, 2013
August 10, 2012
August 3, 2012

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

July 19, 2012

Find resources for dealing with crops, livestock, yards and more.

July 16, 2012

WOW stands for Words on Wellness - Your extension connection to nutrition and fitness.  It is a new newsletter developed by Iowa State University Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists.  Published monthly, it will promote a healhy lifestyle for Iowans.  In each issue, you'll gain reliable, research-based information about nutrition, exercise and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy practices into daily living.

May 4, 2011

Our new field agronomist, Terry Basol, has developed a new 'CropChat Newsletter'. Read this newletter on-line or let him know if you'd like to receive your own personal e-mail newsletter.

December 6, 2010

Steve Barnhart, Professor of Agronomy/Forages at Iowa State University Extension has provided this Hay Price information. See the hay prices at auction from across the state. Much of the price information is obtained from USDA Hay Market News.

September 16, 2008

Keep up-to-date - read what our field specialist has to report

April 11, 2008

Recent media reports raises questions about the safety of bottled water and microwave container cookware. Read up on recently submitted news releases by Iowa State University

January 7, 2008

It is a great time to 'Get Your Financial House in Order'.

April 24, 2007

Take a look at these tips to keep from becoming a victim of identity theft.

April 21, 2005

Since March 1, 2005 Iowans have a new way to track information in their credit file

April 21, 2005

A resource is now available to help improve our understanding of money management.

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