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September 9, 2015

The council is the county governing body of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

September 8, 2015

Welcome to the home of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach blogs, where ISU Extension program specialists share their expertise. These blogs are an excellent way for ISU Extension and Outreach faculty and staff to share their thoughts on current topics and for you to engage in conversations with the bloggers and other visitors.

September 8, 2015

For many, hosting birds, butterflies, bees and other guests in the garden is one of the most rewarding aspects of gardening.  This 2016 calendar offers ways to welcome these guests along with striking, close photos.  Calendars are available for $7.00 at the Franklin County Extension Office, 3 First Ave NW, Hampton. 

April 27, 2015

The 2015 Market will be held from 5-7 pm on Fridays from May 8 through October 16 and on Tuesdays from June 2 through October 13.  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. 

September 18, 2014

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Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

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September 10, 2015 03:20 PM

Raspberries are a delicious part of any garden, but they are vulnerable to intrusion from pests and other maladies. Here are some tips...

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