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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!

UPCOMING EXTENSION RELATED EVENTS
 

 
SEPTEMBER
20      First Lego League 4-H Club, Butler County Extension Office, 6:30 - 8 pm
22      Kid Fest, Butler County Fairgrounds, Allison
 
OCTOBER
3      Butler County Extension Council Meeting, Butler County Extension Office, 7 pm
17    CIC: Roadside, Forest, Aquatic Pest Management, Butler Co Extension Office, 9 -11:00 am (registration required)
20    4-H Clover Patch Kids (Kindergarten - 3rd grade), Butler Co Extension Office, 9-11am
25    CIC: Mosquito & Public Health Pest Management, Butler Co Extension Office, 9 - 11:00 am (registration required)
 
November
4      4-H Awards Program, Boyd Community Building, Shell Rock, 5:30 pm
7      Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators, Butler County Extension Office, 9 - 11:00 am (registration required)
13    Fumigation (commercial and private fumigators), Butler County Extension Office, 9-11 am (registration required)
14    Commerical Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease, Butler County Extension Office, 9-11 am (registration required)
 
December
5      Pest Control Operators, Butler County Extension Office, 9-11 am (regitstration required)
11    Reshow CIC:Ornamental and Turf Applicators, Butler County Extension Office, 9-11 am (registration required)
13    Reshow CIC: Commerical Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease, Butler Co Extension Office, 9-11 am (registration              required)
 
 
 

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

 

County News

September 20, 2018

Butler County offers pesticide trainings in Allison.

September 20, 2018

Are you interested in becoming a static judge for county fairs or already a judge who wants to refresh their knowledge.  Sessions can be joined by computer or by phone.  Join us for any or all of the judge's training opportunities for 2018.  

For more information please contact Tayler Veldhuizen at the Butler County Extension office at 319-267-2707. Please click here for FLYER.

September 20, 2018

Farming is one of the most stressful occupations in the United States.  This is particularly true for dairy farmers as they are experiencing an extended period of low milk prices.  

Click on link above to get information on how to join the three ISU Extension and Outreach webinars being held in July.

Topics will include: Recognizing and Managing Stress in Dairy Farmers, Knowing your cost of production and Dairy Outlook, Making Production Decisions During Challenging Times.

Watch the webinars from the comfort of your own home. Archived webinar is now available.

Click HERE.

September 14, 2018

Our field agronomist, Terry Basol, has newest 'CropChat Newsletter'. Read this newletter on-line or let him know if you'd like to receive your own personal e-mail newsletter.

August 24, 2018

Annie's Project: Farm Business Management is a six week session created to guide women in making good decisions for their farm businesses.This 6 part series is coming to Chickasaw County Extension Office in New Hampton starting on August 28, 2018.  Registration is required.  If you would like to attend this wonderful Woman in Ag program, please click on the FLYER for more information and registration form. 

 

 

 

  

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