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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
 
February:
15   Master Gardener Winter Webinar Series, Working with Food Banks & Best Practices
       for Food Safety, 6-8 pm, Extension Office
16   Dealing with New and Old Windbreaks, 1:30 - 3:00 pm, Extension Office
24   Seed Treatment, 9-11 am, Extension Office
24   Legislative Trip to Des Moines

March:
1-3  Hawkeye Farm Show, UNI Dome
2     Ornamental & Turf Training, 9 - 11:30 am, Extension Office
2     Extension Council Meeting, 7:00 pm
8-9  State Annual Conference
9     Certified Handlers Training, 9 - 11:30 am, Extension Office
12   Swine Weigh-In, 10-11 am, Butler County Fairgrounds
15   Safety Education in Shooting Sports, 7 pm, Extension Office, Allison
15   Evaluating Your Estate Planning Meeting, 8:30 - 4 pm, Waverly Civic Center
21-25  Extension Week
22    Certified Handlers, 9-11:30 am, Extension Office, Allison
25    Office Closed
28   FSQA Training, Hawkeye Community College Farm, Fenneman Hall, 6:30-8:00 pm
29   Take Care of Yourself, 7 pm, Greene Public Library

 
  

County News

August 3, 2012

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

February 8, 2016

The winter webinar Master Gardener: Hunger in Iowa scheduled for tonight, Monday, February 8th from 6-8 pm at the Extension Office is cancelled tonight due to the weather.  Contact the Butler County Office for the link to view the webinar.

February 5, 2016

Created by the industry for the industry, the ServSafe food safety training program is one of the industry's strongest educational programs.

February 4, 2016

Come join us as we travel by bus with other 4-Hers to Des Moines, tour the State Capitol complex, visit with elected officials, gain a greater understanding of our Iowa
state government and learn about or great schools and people.

 

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