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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:
November:
2        4-H Awards Program, Greene Community Center, 2:00 - 4:00 pm 
3        4H & Youth Committee Meeting, Extension Office, 7:00 pm
5       Ornamental, Turf Applicator Training, 1:30-4:00 pm, Extension Office
5        Extension Council, 7:00 pm
12     Commercial Ag Weed Training, 9:00 - 11:45 am, Extension Office
13     Mandatory Leader Meeting, 7:00 pm
18     Fumigation Applicator Training, 9:00 - 11:30 am, Extension Office
20     Farm Bill Meeting, 6:30-8:30 pm, Extension Office 
24     Farm Bill Meeting, 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Waverly Civic Center
27     Office Closed
28     Office Closed

December:
3       Pest Control Operator Meeting, Extension Office, 9:00 - 11:30 am
3       Extension Council, 7:00 pm
6       Extension Council Training, 10:00 am, Extension Office
20     Beef Weigh-in, 7:00 - 10:00 am, Waverly Sales
24     Office Closed
25     Office Closed
26     Office Closed

County News

October 22, 2014

Iowa State University Extension will host an Ag Outlook & Management Seminar in Cedar Falls on Wednesday, November 12th starting at 8:30 am.

October 15, 2014

Although adults involved in the agriculture industry may not come out and verbally share they are under financial or emotional stress, there are signs they may be in need of help. 

September 29, 2014

Butler County ISU Extension & Outreach is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the County Youth Coordinator.

August 29, 2014

Now is the time to be saving seeds for next year's garden, especially if you have had great success with a particular variety of beans, tomato or something else.  And just how do you go about storing those seeds?  If you want to get kids involved this is a fun method that's much more fun!

August 26, 2014

Read what our field specialist has to report!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 20, 2014 08:40 AM

Ames and Iowa State University will welcome more than 600 kindergarten through college-level math and science teachers from across Iowa...

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