County News

November 27, 2019

Registration is now open for the Fall 2019 Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training Courses.  To register and see all the courses available this fall please click on the above link or call the Butler County Extension Office at 319-267-2707.  

November 19, 2019

This lists the private Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) programs that will be held in and around our county this winter. Feel free to attend any session that fits your schedule.  Butler County Extension will have two continuing courses, January 22, 2020 at Chirstian Reformed Church, Parkersburg at 1:30 pm. and Feburary 11, 2020 at Butler Co Extension Office, Allison at 9:30 am. The fee for this program is $20.00 payable at the door. Click on above link for dates and times in the local area. 

September 24, 2019

ServSafe Food Safety Training classes are being offered in Black Hawk County throughout 2020 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. Click on above link for more registration options.

BROCHURE

May 22, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offered a webinar addressing delayed and prevented plant webinar on Friday, May 24th, 2019.   This webinar will addressed: 

  • Late planting options and considerations for corn and soybeans.
  • Crop insurance and prevented plant policies and considerations.

For more information/news on this topic click HERE

The recorded webinar can be accessed here:

https://iastate.box.com/v/delayed-prevent-plant-webinar

March 26, 2019

Floods are one of the most common and most costly, natural disasters.  Preparing for flood situations can minimize injury to yourself and your family and speed the recovery process.  These resources will help you prepare and recover from flooding situations. For many helpful links on our disaster recovery web page click HERE.

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.

January 15, 2018

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.

January 3, 2018

Ready or not, winter weather will soon be here.  Consider these reminders as you prepare for the return of winter weather.

August 15, 2017

Each year 4-H members are responsible to the state 4-H program for paying $30 per member for services and a blanket 4-H insurance policy for members, volunteers, and leaders.  Because of this cost yet to the 4-H members to be part of the program, the Butler County Farm Bureau board of directors has voted to contribute $15 for each 4-H club member that is also a member of a Butler County Farm Bureau family.

Share |