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.

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. 

26      Sheep Weigh-in, 9-11 am, Butler County Fairgrounds
27      County Council, 4 pm
30      Farm Safety Day Set-Up, Butler County Fairgrounds, 4 pm

1       Farm Safety Day, Butler County Fairgrounds
7       Extension Council, 7 pm
13     Financial Coaching, 10-4, Butler County Office
15     Livestock ID's due into 4honline
20     4H & Youth Committee Meeting, 7 pm, Butler County Office
25     County Council, 4 pm, Butler County Office
26     Office Closed
27     Financial Coaching, 10-4, Butler County Office

4       Extension Council, 7 pm
7       Style Show, Share-the-Fun, Greene Community Center, Noon - 7 PM
24-29  Butler County Fair

2       Extension Council, 7 pm
8       K - 1 Day Camp,fairgrounds, 9-3
17     K - 1 Day Camp, fairgrounds, 9-3
21     2 - 3 Day Camp, fairgrounds, 9-3
29     4 - 5 Day Camp, fairgrounds, 9-3


County News

April 10, 2014

Governor Terry branstad proclaimed April as Month of the Military Child and April 15 as "Purple Up" Day to connect with military kids, military families and to provide support to all our Iowa children affected by the service and sacrifice they make!

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.

February 21, 2014

Adventures in nature are only part of the experiences young people will have this summer at 4-H camps offered by the ISU Extension and Outreach 4-H program.

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.

November 19, 2013

There are tons of fun things to learn while at this two day, one-night camp for 4th - 6th graders June 20th-21st at the one and only Pine Lake Camp near Eldora, Iowa.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Watch the video.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 14, 2014 02:24 PM

People across Iowa are learning to thrive, not just survive, as they provide care to their loved ones who are chronically ill, aging or...

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