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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 still continue to email or mail items per your request if needed.  



4-10   National 4-H Week
21  CIC: Roadside, Forest and Aquatic Pest Management, Extension Office, 9 -11:30 am
28  CIC: Mosquito and Public Health Pest Managment, Extension Office, 9 - 11:30 am
29  CIC: Roadside, Forest, and Aquatic Pest Management-Reshow, Extension Office, 9 - 11:30 am
4   CIC: Ornamental and Turf Applicators, Extension Office, 9-11:30 am
10  CIC: Ornamental and Turf Applicators, Extension Office-Reshow, 9-11:30 am
17  CiC: Fumigation, Extension Office, 9-11:30 am
18  CIC: Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Mgmt, Extension Office, 9-11:30 am
CIC: Pest Control Operators, Extension Office, 9-11:30 am
10  CIC: Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Mgmt-Reshow, Extension Office, 9-11:30 am

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


County News

October 19, 2020

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.

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.

October 5, 2020

New video series provides information on in-field methods for assessing health.  

Soil Health Assessment Video

October 2, 2020

Join us in celebrating National 4-H Week, see each day's challenge by going to the  FLYER.  Weekend Fun-4-H Coloring Contest and Photography Bingo

September 22, 2020


Participants MUST CALL  319-267-2707 to register!
• Oct. 21 - 9:00am Roadside, Forest, and Aquatic Pest Management 2, 5, 6, 10
• Oct. 28 - 9:00am Mosquito and Public Health Pest Management 7D, 8, 10
• Nov. 4 - 9:00am Ornamental and Turf Applicators 3O, 3T, 3OT, 10 
• Nov. 17 - 9:00am Fumigation 7C, 10 
• Nov. 18 - 9:00am Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management 1A, 1B, 1C, 10 
• Dec. 2 - 9:00am Pest Control Operators 7A, 7B, 8, 10​​​​​​​

Other dates have been added to help with class size limits.  Please see FLYER.

For more information on commercial pesticide training go to: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/





woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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