Butler County

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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. 

7      Farm Safety Day Camp, 8-3, Fairgrounds
7      Butler County Extension Office closed
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

3      Extension Council, 7:00 pm
6      Clothing & Share-the-Fun, St. James Lutheran Church, 12-8
19-20  Junior Camp
22    Fair Set Up
23-28   Butler County Fair
23    Communication Day
30    Youth Conference

County News

August 3, 2012

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

May 4, 2015

Important Update:  The Clothing/Share-The-Fun Event scheduled for Saturday, June 6th will be held at St. James Lutheran Church, Allison NOT St. John's Lutheran Church.

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 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

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

When Iowa students build financial literacy skills, they’re better prepared to make wise financial decisions for their future in an increasingly complex world.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

April 22, 2015 08:46 AM

Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.

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