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County News

February 11, 2016

This directory provides a quick resource guide with pertinent contacts.

February 5, 2016

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa and the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group, will host a cover crop workshop on Tuesday, February 23, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Ventura Community Center.

February 5, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach in Franklin County, in partnership with First Security Bank in Hampton, is hosting a Soil Fertility Basics workshop on February 22, from 9:00 a.m. to noon, in the community room at First Security Bank.

January 26, 2016

Various aspects of farmland drainage will be the focus of a day-long workshop March 11 at the V.F.W.  in Osage located at 3693 N. Hwy. 218. The program begins at 8:15 a.m. and will adjourn at 4:15 p.m.

November 3, 2015

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.


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February 10, 2016 11:20 AM

Nominations are due March 15 for the 2016 Dwight Ink Public Service Award. ISU Extension and Outreach is partnering with the Department...

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