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County News

June 29, 2016

Franklin County Extension and Outreach is offering two day camps this summer for kids completing 3rd grade & up.  Space is limited - so sign up now!

July 9, 2015

It’s the time of year when farmland leases come up for review. This workshop will guide landowners and renters through the process of finding the right kind of lease for their situation. The workshop will be led by Kelvin Leibold, Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist.

July 26, 2016

Plan to attend the Summer Horticulture Showcase that will be taking place on Saturday, August 6 at the Borlaug Learning Center (ISU Research Farm) west of Nashua.  This will be one of the largest gardening events that takes place in North Iowa this year and is open to anyone that would like to learn more about  new garden techniques, fruit trees,wildlife control, etc.

May 4, 2016

The 2016 Market will be held from 5-7 pm on Fridays from May 13 through October 21 and on Tuesdays from June 7 through October 18.  The location is the Main Street Square at the corner of 1st Avenue NW and 1st Street NW in Hampton.  To qualify for the WIC program, we must keep these hours. 

February 11, 2016

This directory provides a quick resource guide with pertinent contacts.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Visitors will enjoy $70,000 of improvements to the Discovery Garden during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 11-21. It’s a prime example of how the Polk County Master Gardeners – and ISU Extension and Outreach – serve and give back to Iowans through education and engagement.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

July 29, 2016 03:19 PM

The manual, field guide and assessment card were developed as sources of information for farmers, agronomists and other agriculture...

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