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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:
March:
3-5    Hawkeye Farm Show
4       Ornamental and Turf, 9:00 - 11:30 am, Extension Office
4       Extension Council Meeting, Extension Office, 7:00 pm
8        County Council, 6:30 pm
10     Annual Conference 
14    Swine Weigh-In, 10-11 am, Butler County Fairgrounds
17    CYC Meeting, Tama, 9:00 am
18    ISU Northeast Research Farm Mtg., 9:30 am, Borlaug Learning Center
19    Replanting Trees in Challenging Times, Clarksville Library, 7:00 pm
22-28  Extension & Outlook Week
24    Certified Handlers Training, Extension Office, 9-11:30 am
25     Meet & Greet Open House, 10-2 pm
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

April:
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
13    FSQA, Hawkeye Community College, 6:30-8:30 pm
14    4H Leader's Meeting, 7:00 pm
16    CYC Meeting, Butler
20-24  Money Smart Week
21     4H & Youth, 7 pm
23      All Region 9 Meeting
25    Sheep Weigh-In

County News

February 26, 2015

Many Iowa farmers hire custom machine work done in their farm business or perform custom work for others.  Others rent machinery or perform other services.  This information is based on survey responses from 166 Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers.

February 26, 2015

The IDGA Share-A-Kid Program provides the opportunity for youth, ages 10 - 17 and residents of the state of Iowa, to own a registered dairy goat kid.

February 16, 2015

Join us  at a Rabbit Workshop on March 28, 2015!

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.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

January 30, 2015 04:04 PM

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in the Iowa community of Hedrick in Keokuk County. A statewide quarantine remains in...

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