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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Butler County

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UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS
 
Butler County will be closing at 1:30 pm today, 1/17/20 because of weather.  Clover Patch meeting for Saturday morning has been cancelled due to weather.   Be safe everyone!

 
JANUARY
1   New Year's Day, Office Closed
2   Butler County Extension Meeting, Extension Office, 7 pm
 Commercial Manure, Extension Office, 9 am - noon
13  4-H Advisory Committee Meeting, Butler Co Extension Office, 7 pm
16  Agronomy in the Field for Women-Profitability & Considerations for Growing Alternative Crops in IA--Is a                   Change the answer?, Borlaug Learning Center, Nashua 6 - 7:30 pm
16  Crop Advantage, Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, Registration begins at 8:15 am, 8:00 am-4:30 pm                        (registration required)
18  4-H Clover Patch Meeting, Extension Office, 9 - 11 am
22  Private Pesticide Training, Christian Reformed Church, 807 Grant St, Parkersburg, 1:30 pm
22  Butler County Local Food Networking Event, Extension Office, 6 - 8 pm
23  Farm Bill Meeting, Borlaug Learning Center, Nashua, 1:00-3:30 pm
 
FEBURARY
4    Journey Through Parkinson's, Parker Place Retirement Community, Parkersburg, 1-2:00 pm, (free to public but                  registration required)
5    Butler County Extension Meeting, Public Hearing, Extension Office, 7:00 pm
11  Private Pesticide Training, Butler Co Extension Office, registration starts at 9am, 9:30 am
11  Journey Through Parkinson's, Parker Place Retirement Community, Parkersburg, 1-2:00 pm, (free to public but                  registration required)
12   CIC: Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease, Extension Office, 9 - 11:30 pm, Registration required
18  Journey Through Parkinson's, Parker Place Retirement Community, Parkersburg, 1-2:00 pm, (free to public but                  registration required)
19  CIC: Seed Treatment, Extension Office, 9 - 11:30 pm, Registration required

 
Any weather related cancellations for Butler County Extension events will be broadcast on KWWL and KLMJ/KQCR radio. 

 

County News

January 14, 2020

Butler County is looking for an outstanding County Youth Coordinator for a full time position. Applications accepted until filled, with applicaitons accepted by January 30, 2020 given first priority.  To apply send cover letter, resume and application to: Butler County Extension, Atn: Adriane Carlson, 320 N Main St, Po Box 368, Allison, IA 50602. 

Application              Job Description

January 14, 2020

Join other 4th through 6th grade campers on an overnight fun filled camping adventure. Enjoy the great outdoors June 12-13 at the Camp Pine Lake (23008 W Ave, Eldora) where the fun never ends!  Experience team building, gain camping skills, crafts, Olympic styler activities and more!  See flyer for more information on this exciting adventure. 

FLYER

January 13, 2020

This lists the private Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) programs that will be held in and around our county this winter. Feel free to attend any session that fits your schedule.  Butler County Extension will have two continuing courses, January 22, 2020 at Chirstian Reformed Church, Parkersburg at 1:30 pm. and Feburary 11, 2020 at Butler Co Extension Office, Allison at 9:30 am. The fee for this program is $20.00 payable at the door. Click on above link for dates and times in the local area. 

January 13, 2020

Design the 2020 4-H/FFA fair book cover for the Butler County Fair.  Entries are due by Friday, February 28th. Send your entries to the Butler County Extension Office or email taylerv@iastate.edu.  FYLER

 

 

 

  

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