Butler County

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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. 

22-28  Extension & Outlook Week
28     Rabbit Workshop, 1 pm, Bremer County Fairgrounds
28    FSQA, Hawkeye Community College, 9-10:30 am
30    FSQA, Hawkeye Community College, 6:30-8:00 pm

1-2   Professional Development Day, Ames
3      Office Closed - Good Friday
8       OA Conference, Ames
9       Together 4 Families,11:15-12:15
11    FSQA, Hawkeye Community College, 9-11 am
12    County Council Meeting, 6:30 pm
12-18  National Volunteer Week
13    FSQA, Hawkeye Community College, 6:30-8:30 pm
14    4H Leader's Meeting, 7:00 pm
15     Extension Council, 7:00 pm
16    CYC Meeting, Butler
17    Ag Team, Bremer
20-24  Money Smart Week
21     4H & Youth, 7 pm
23      All Region 9 Meeting
25    Sheep Weigh-In, Fairgrounds, 9-11 am

County News

August 3, 2012

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

March 19, 2015

Attention all Livestock Exhibitors!  This year you are required to complete Food Safety Quality Assurance training or testing.  Failure to do so will result in a loss of eligibility to show at the Butler County Fair.  See the attached flyer for dates when the trainings will be held.  Horse and Pet exhibitors are exempt. 

March 12, 2015

Attention all 4-H/FFA members wanting to exhibit sheep and/or meat goats at the 2015 Butler County Fair or the Iowa State Fair!

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

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