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County News

October 28, 2014

Farm life with its country setting often is idealized, but as the complications and pace of agriculture have increased, so have the physical and mental demands on farmers.

October 22, 2014

Franklin County Extension and Outreach is offering 2 private pesticide applicator training dates:  December 17, 2014 and February 26, 2015.   For pesticide testing at NIACC in Mason City, call Gary Show at 641-422-4237. 

October 15, 2014

This informative meeting will help farmers and landowners understand their options under the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill).

October 14, 2014

Franklin County offers Commercial Pesticide Applicator Trainings in Hampton beginning in October. For pesticide testing in Mason City at NIACC, call Gary Show at 641-422-4237.

October 9, 2014

Manure Applicator trainings are offered at the Franklin County Extension Office.  We offer to reshow the Manure Programs on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

 

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Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 10, 2014 09:52 AM

In both subtle and obvious ways, the changing roles of farm and ranch women are influencing American agriculture and global food...

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