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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. 

UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS:
January:
24      Beef Youth Conference, Iowa Falls
26      Farm Bill, 1:30-3:30 pm, Butler County Extension Office
28      Coordinator Meeting, 9-noon, Black Hawk
February:
4       PPAT Training, Extension Office, 9:30-11:30 am
4       Extension Council Meeting, Extension Office, 7:00 pm
10     Commercial Ag Training, Extension Office, 9-11:45 am
10     4H & Youth Committee, Extension Office, 7pm
11     CYC Meeting, Black Hawk, 9:00 am - Holly
12     Farm Bill, Extension Office, 1:30-3:30 pm
18     Seed Treatment, Extension Office, 9-11:30 am
20     Ag Team, Elkader - Nancy
25     Coordinator Meeting - Nancy

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
10     Annual Conference  - Nancy
14    Swine Weigh-In - TENTATIVE
17    CYC Meeting, Tama, 9:00 am - Holly
19    Tree Workshop, Clarksville Library
24    Certified Handlers Training, Extension Office, 9-11:30 am
28    FSQA, Hawkeye Community College, 9-10:30 am
30    FSQA, Hawkeye Community College, 6:30-8:00 pm

April:
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

County News

January 22, 2015

This is a great way for your club to spend a day watching some great hockey!

January 16, 2015

Iowa's AgDiscovery program helps teenagers learn about careers in Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Laboratory Technology and Wildlife Ecology.  If  interested application deadline is March 6th.

January 14, 2015

Bring your favorite chicken, duck or goose and compete with other poultry enthusiasts!  This FREE workshop is for the public presented by and hosted at the Marion County Extension Office.

January 6, 2015

The time to make changes to your health insurance coverage for 2015 is drawing to a close.  To help individuals evaluate and make a smart choice in coverage, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach is offering a free online workshop on January 19, 2015 from 6-8:00 pm

January 5, 2015

Nationally recognized professionals will present on a wide variety of topics including business transitions for farm families, state and federal ag loan and tax credit programs, agriculture estate planning, your farm's enterprise value, crop insurance, Farm Bill, fence laws, eminent domain, investing, mobile farm record keeping and business transitions for farm families.

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Iowa State University educates more Iowa students than any other university, and ISU Extension and Outreach educates more Iowans. We extend the adventure across Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

January 22, 2015 03:12 PM

Across Iowa, science, technology, engineering and math activities – also known as STEM -- are engaging 4-H members and...

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