County News

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.

December 3, 2020

Dates are listed below.  You are still welcome to go to other counties, please call them on their process for registering.  Please keep checking our website for updated information.  In-person course will look different this year.  Plan is to have several dates scheduled with only 10 maximum allowed per date with registration required.  All training sessions will be held at the Extension office in Allison this year.  No walk-ins allowed.

Private Pesticide Course—dates being offered at Butler County Extension office   BROCHURE

Morning and afternoon sessions for the dates specified with Terry Basol as the speaker coming to us via Zoom.

January 26th (Tuesday) - 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. (both sessions are full)

February 18th (Thursday) - 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. (both sessions are full)

March 11th (Thursday) -9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.  (both sessions are full)

April 8th (Thursday) - 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.

No refreshments will be offered, so plan accordingly.  Blu-ray will be offered outside of these dates, please call for scheduling. 

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.

October 5, 2020

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

Soil Health Assessment Video

July 15, 2020

Nutrition and wellness specialists with ISU Extension and Outreach provide quinkinar videos for "Healthy and Homemade" meals while saving money and time in the kitchen.

July 1, 2020

The 2020 Butler County Fair has been different in many ways but we still wanted to highlight our 4-H seniors in a special way and to announce our Outstanding Senior Award recipient.  Congratulations and good luck in your future endeavors. Click on the clover below for the virtual recognition of our seniors!


June 22, 2020

Thanks to the Butler County Fair Board you can watch past livestock shows of 2020 Butler County Fair on their youtube page:

April 22, 2020

September 20, 2018

Archived webinar is now available.  Click HERE.

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