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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:
July:
29   Cover Crops Workshop, Extension Office, 1:30 - 4:00 pm

August:
4     Non-Food static exhibits selected for the Iowa State Fair are due to the Extension Office
5     Butler County Extension Council, Extension Office, 7 pm
10   Fruit & Vegetable Field Day, Ames, 1:30 - 5:30 pm
10   Food exhibits for the Iowa State Fair must be to the Extension Office
12   Farmland Leasing Meeting, Extension office, 1:30-4 pm
13-23   Iowa State Fair
24   Pick up 4-H exhibits at the Iowa State Fair
25   Master Gardener Webinar "Pollinators and Growing Herbs"
29   Taste Iowa 2015, Conrad, 8 am - 2 pm

September:
1     Managing Your Unseen Employee: The Ventilation System, Emergency Services Bldg, Allison

County News

August 3, 2012

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

July 14, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Butler County is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on Wednesday, August 12th, at 1:30 pm to address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland leasing.

July 13, 2015

Are you in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade?  Join 4-H'ers from lsurrounding counties on a trip to the Omaha Zoo!  The trip will be September 19-20.  Ride a charter bus to the Omaha Zoo, learn about and see the animals, spend the night with the Gorillas, and meet  new 4-H friends!  Cost of the trip is only $100.  Space is limited!  Register by August 10th.

July 10, 2015

Participants attending the workshop will learn about cover crop types, planting, management, and benefits of planting cover crops as well as financial incentives.

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