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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. 

20-24  Money Smart Week
21     4H & Youth, 7 pm
23     All Region 9 Meeting
24     NIFFP Meeting, Cedar Falls, 10-11:30 am
25    Sheep Weigh-In, Fairgrounds, 9-11 am

7      Farm Safety Day Camp, 8-3
13   Container Garden Workshop, Greene, 6-8 pm
15    4H Livestock ID's due into 4hOnline
19    4H & Youth, 7:00 pm
20    Fair Entry begins
25    Office Closed
26   CYC Meeting, Grundy
27    Coordinator Meeting
28    Fair Entry Help Night, 6-8 pm
30    Show Clinic, Grundy Fair grounds, 9-1
30    Fair Entry Closes

County News

August 3, 2012

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

April 17, 2015

Iowa State University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has general information about avian influenza and factsheets on keeping your birds healthy.

April 6, 2015

Want to show rabbits?  But don’t have any?  The Carpenter Family is selling 4-H show quality Holland Lops.  If interested, contact April Carpenter at 319-239-4117.

March 12, 2015

Attention all 4-H/FFA members wanting to exhibit sheep and/or meat goats at the 2015 Butler County Fair or the Iowa State Fair!

March 5, 2015

The newsletter is linked online below, but articles this issue will include winter care for horses, lanning a spring vegetable garden, home energy savings tips, estimating costs of pasture and hay production, starting a bird feeding program and more.  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/smallfarms/newsletter/winter-2014

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April 3, 2015 09:22 AM

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