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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:
30    Fair Entry closes for animals, clothing event and share-the-fun

June:
3      Extension Council, 7:00 pm
3-5   World Pork Expo, Des Moines
6      Clothing & Share-the-Fun, St. James Lutheran Church, 12-8
10    Livestock Superintendent Meting, 7 pm
12    Ag Team, West Union Food Hub
14    County Council
16    Non-Livestock entries due in Fair Entry
19-20  Region 9 Junior Camp, Eldora
22    Fair Set Up
23-28   Butler County Fair
23    Non-Livestock/Communication Day Judging
24    Research Farm Field Day, Nashua
30    Youth Conference

July:
1      Iowa State Fair entries due
1      Extension Council, 7:00 pm
1-2   Youth Conference, ISU Campus
3      Office closed - Holiday
7      Butler K~1 Day Camp, Fairgrounds, 9-3 pm
9     Butler K~1 Day Camp, Fairgrounds, 9-3 pm
10   Legacy Project Workshop, Mason City
14   Butler 2~3 Day Camp, Fairgrounds, 9-3 pm
15   Farm Safety Day Application due
21   Butler 4~6 Day Camp, Fairgrounds, 9-3 pm

County News

August 3, 2012

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

May 27, 2015

The annual spring Field Day at the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will run from 1:00 to 4:15 pm and is free and open to the public.

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.

May 15, 2015

Greenhorn Grazing is an introduction to management intensive and rotational grazing for producers who want to optimize forage and livestock production, increase market access, and conserve natural resources.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from ISU Extension and Outreach. Youth develop nutrition knowledge and culinary skills through hands-on activities as they taste and prepare new flavors.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

May 5, 2015 09:53 AM

Rebecca Ahlers has been selected as southeast Iowa field agronomist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, replacing Mark...

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