Butler County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Butler County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach builds partnerships and provides research-based learning opportunities to improve the quality of life in Iowa. Our online resources offer you a way to quickly access and explore the broad variety of information and educational programs available. Connect with us when you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm.  We look forward to serving you!

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1      Butler County 4-H Scholarships Due
2      Holiday, Office Closed
6      Swine tagging forms due
7      Extension Council Meeting, Extension Office, 7 pm
8      Private Pesticide P-CIC, Extension Office, 9:30 am and 1:30 pm
22    4-H Leaders Pre-Fair Meeting, Extension Office, 6:30 pm
24    Sheep/Meat Goat Weigh In, 9 - 11:00 am, Butler County Fairgrounds
6      Progressive Ag Safety Day
15    ID Livestock due in 4-H Online 2.0, except Market Beef
20    Fair Entry Opens
31    Memorial Day, office closed
1     Fair Entry Deadline (livestock, clothing, communications)
2     Extension Council Meeting, Extension Office, 7 pm
15   Static (non-livestock) entries Deadline
23-27  Butler County Fair

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


County News

April 1, 2021

Find 100+ publications with facts about flowers, vegetables, herbs, fruits, lawns, trees and scrubs on the ISU Extension Store: www.store.extension.iastate.edu


February 25, 2021

Join 4-H members from Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Clayton and Fayette Counties for a fun filled adventure trip to central Iowa.  The adventure includes stops at the 1913 antique carousel in Story City, Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, James H Andrew Railroad Museum & History Center, and the Iowa State University campus. Open to all 4-H  members currently in 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Trip will be Thursday, June 10. The registration fee is $100.00.   Butler County 4-H is offering financial support for this experience. Space is limited. Registrations are due by April 30.  

FYLER and Registration Information

January 27, 2021

Check out our latest edition of Clover Comments!  
You can find everything going on with 4-H, from your club leaders to information on our website regarding monthly 4-H happenings around Butler County in our bi-monthly newsletter.

November 24, 2020

ServSafe Food Safety Training classes are being offered in Black Hawk County throughout 2021 for certification for food service managers and workers.  Attached is the brochure for more information and registraion information.  Registration is required at least three weeks prior to class date.


Scholarship Opportunity through ServSafe -FLYER
Use this link to register for class: LINK
October 5, 2020

“If you are feeling worn down or discouraged, you are not alone. It takes a lot of energy to support and grow your family, even more so with the stressors 2020 has brought us,” said Cheryl Clark, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Click on LINK for tips on parenting during this long-term crisis.





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