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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:
September:
1    Lego Wizards 4H Club, Extension Office, 7 pm
2    Extension Council, 7:00 pm
7    Holiday, Office Closed
8    Loving Your Family, 9:00 - 3:00 pm
10   Together for Families, Allison Library
10  Post-Fair Meeting, Extension Office, 7:00 pm
14   CYC Meeting, Buchanan
14   Staying Safe, Parkersburg
15   Staying Safe, Clarksville
18  Ag Team
19-20  Omaha Zoo Trip
21   Staying Safe, Parkersburg
22   Staying Safe, Clarksville
21-25  Farm Safety Week
26  Kidfest, Fairgrounds, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
27  County Council, Extension Office, 4:00 pm
30  Record Books & Award names due to Extension Office

October:
3    Growing Up Wild, Clarksville Heery Woods, 8:00 - 12:30
5    Staying Safe, Parkersburg
6    Staying Safe, Clarksville
9     Loving Your Family, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
21   Roadside. Forest, Aquatic Training, 9-11:30 am, Extension Office
29   Mosquito & Public Health, 9-11:30 am, Extension Council
29   Dealing with New and Old Windbreaks, 6-8 pm, Extension Office
 
  

County News

August 3, 2012

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

August 31, 2015

The cash rental rate information presented in this publication is from a survey of farmers, landowners, agricultural lenders, and professional farm managers.

August 14, 2015

Trees are a valuable part of our environment.  They provide shelter and shade, help prevent erosion, and add beauty and monetary value to property.  Unfortunately, many factors can cause trees to become unhealthy and lose their aesthetic value or die:  environmental stresses, site problems, animal injury,  infectious diseases, and insect infestations.  In many cases, more than one factor may be involved.  A correct diagnosis of the problem is the important first step in trying to save an unhealthy tree.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

An estimated 33,000 people attended "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair. They learned how ISU Extension and Outreach takes Iowa State to every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 6, 2015 04:05 PM

This month’s guest speaker is Tom Kaspar who will present “Reaching the Full Potential of Cover Crops in Iowa.”

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