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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. 


30    Family Tree Workshop, 9 - 11 am, Heery Woods Nature Center

1      County Council Meeting, Extension Office
4     Extenson Council Meeting, 7 pm, Extension Office
5     Farm Safety Day, 9 am - 2 pm, Fairgrounds, Allison
9     CYC Meeting, 9:30 am,  Extension Office
12   Back-up Farm Safety Day, Fairgrounds, Allison
15   Livestock ID''s due into 4HOnline
17   4-H & Youth Committee, 7 pm, Extension Office, Allison
20   Ag Team, Fayette
25   Coordinators, 9 - noon, Extension Office
30   Livestock Entry Deadline for Fair & Clothing Event & Share-the-fun
30   Office closed

1     Extenson Council Meeting, 7 pm, Office
4     4-H Poultry PT Testing, Fairgrounds, 9 am, $1/bird
4     Clothing Selection/Share-the-Fun Judging & Show, 2:00 pm, Clarksville Skilled Nursing
8     Livestock Superintendent Meeting, 7 pm
10-11   Junior Camp, Eldora
14   Deadline for Non-Livestock Fair Entries
21   Non-Livestock Judging, Communications Judging and Horse Games
22-26   Butler County Fair
28-30   Youth Conference, Ames, 8th - 12th grade


County News

August 3, 2012

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

April 27, 2016

Join us for our second trip to the Omaha Zoo!  Join other 6th, 7th, and 8th grade 4-H'ers on a trip to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo! 

April 27, 2016

Do you have a windbreak on your farm or acreage?  Do you need one?  How do you start?  Are there any financial incentives to help with the cost?

March 4, 2016

Many Iowa farmers hire custom machine work in their farm business, or perform custom work for others.  This rate schedule is intended only as a guide.

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.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Himar Hernandez, community and economic development assistant director, talks about helping a Latino couple start two new businesses and improve their family’s financial security. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

April 27, 2016 12:01 PM

ISU Extension and Outreach will host a field day at One Step at a Time Gardens June 30 to highlight food safety procedures for water...

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