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!


18       Fair Set-Up, 8 am - 8 pm
18-22  Butler County Extension Office, closed (see us at the Fairgrounds)
20-24  Butler County Fair, Fairgrounds, 4-H/FFA Schedule
26-28  Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, Ames
1         Iowa State Fair Livestock Entries Due

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


County News

June 18, 2018

Butler County Extension celebrates 100 years of education, university research and programs. Join us down at the Butler County fairgrounds on Saturday, June 23rd at 1:00 pm for refreshments and presentation at 1:30 pm.  Enter to win one of our 4 themed baskets, winners will be announced on Saturday. 

June 18, 2018

The cash rental rate information presented in this publication is from a survey of farmers, landowners, agricultural lenders, and professional farm managers.

June 18, 2018

Many Iowa farmers hire some custom machine work in their farm business or perform custom work for others.  Others rent machinery or perform other services.

May 18, 2018

Register by May 21st to be in the Photography contest. Contestants will capture pictures year round and photo will be due January 1, 2019. Open to all current 4H'ers.

Once registered you will receive more details on the contest.  To register email Tayler at taylerv@iastate.edu or call the office at 319-267-2707.  Click link: FLYER.

March 12, 2018

4-H Challenge Classes for the Butler County Fair (not eligible for Iowa State Fair).


Butler County Fair - June 20-24, 2018


Iowa State Fair - August 9-19, 2018



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