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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Butler County

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4      Women Marketing Grain, Borlaug Learning Center, Nashua, 5:30 - 8:30 pm, 4th session
5      Extension Council Meeting, Butler County Extension Office, 7 pm
5      Pest Control Operators, Butler Co Extension Office, 9-11 am (registration required)
11    Reshow CIC: Ornamental and Turf Applicators, Butler Co Extension Office, 9-11 am (registration required)
13    Reshow CIC: Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease, Butler Co Extension Office, 9-11 am (registration              required)
15    4-H Beef Weigh In, Waverly Sales Company, Waverly, 7-9 am
24-25 Extension Office closed for Christmas
27    4-H Winter Workshop, Butler County Extension Office, 9-noon
1     Extension office closed for New Years Day
2     Extension Council Meeting, Butler County Extension Office, 7 pm
3     Commercial Manure course, Butler County Extension Office, 9 am - noon
17   Crop Advantage Series, Hawkeye Community College-Tama Hall, Waterloo, 9 am - 4:30 pm
23   Private Pesticide Applicator P-CIC, Christian Reformed Church, Parkersburg, 1:30 - 4:30 pm

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


County News

December 5, 2018

Come learn how to make cocoa in a mason jar, snow globe mason jar, sock snowmen and more!  

Thursday December 27th 

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Butler County Extension Office

Cost $15

Registration deadline: December 17th, 2018

For 4th grade through 12th grade

Registration Form

December 5, 2018


Workshop and sessions are being planned for youth 4th grade through 12th grade who register for this event.  Youth will learn what's involved with producing top quality beef from start to finish.  Qualifies as YQCA Certification for one year. Click on link for more information and registration form.


November 26, 2018

The Summer Program Assistant will be responsible for assisting or leading 4-H and youth activities in Butler County. This individual must be reliable, detail-oriented, a problem-solver, self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of teams of staff and volunteers. 

November 5, 2018

Women participating in this four-session course will develop a plan for marketing corn and soybeans.  Classes start November 13, 2018 at the Borlaug Learning Center, Nashua.

October 8, 2018

Butler County offers pesticide trainings in Allison.





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