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!

Call us if you have questions or need assistance with ISU Extension and Outreach resources.  We can email or mail items per your request if needed.  



1      Fair Entry Deadline (livestock, clothing, communications)
2      Extension Council Meeting, Extension Office, 7 pm
3      Fair Prep Workshop, Extension Office, 9 am  - noon
7      Livestock Superintendent Meeting, Extension Office, 7 pm
8      Photography Workshop, Extension Office, 9 am - noon
13    Clothing Revue Event, Extension Office, 2 pm
15    Static (non-livestock) entries Deadline
19    PT testing for Poultry,  Fairgrounds, 10 -11 am
23-27  Butler County Fair, Butler County Fairgrounds
1     Iowa State Fair Entries Deadline
7     Region Jr Camp, Camp Ingawanis Adventure Base (near Waverly), 9 am - 9 pm
13   "Fundamentals of Science" Day Camp, K-2 Grade, 9 am - 3 pm    Registration Form
15   "Lights Camera Cooking" Day Camp, 6-8 Grade, 9 am - 3pm        Registration Form
21   "Forces of Nature" Day Camp, 3-5 Grade, 9 am - 3 pm                   Registration Form
4       Extension Council Meeting, Extension Office, 7 pm
25     Farmland Leasing Meeting, Extension Office, 1:30 pm

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


County News

June 10, 2021

Growing older is the greatest risk factor for acquiring Parkinson’s disease and many people live with symptoms for several years before being diagnosed. To learn about Parkinson’s disease, its effects and possible treatments, register now to participate in “A Journey through Parkinson’s Disease,” an online, educational series from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Two series being offered in August. Registration required.


May 18, 2021

Order your Butler County Fair T-Shirt by June 3rd from one of the websites or facebook pages listed on the flyer:

Tshirt Flyer

Or by link: https://stores.inksoft.com/psi2go-butlercofair

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


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





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