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County News

October 8, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship (IDALS), provides training and certification programs for applicators in Iowa.  Fall classes will be available at the Franklin County Extension office, 3 First Ave NW, Hampton. 

October 8, 2015

The Franklin County PROSPER Team is pleased to offer a fun and effective program for you and your 6th and/or 7th grade child to attend together, and it’s free! We invite you to join us for this 7 week, two hour program, that includes a family meal, childcare for younger siblings and many other incentives!

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. 


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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.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 5, 2015 11:05 AM

The Central Iowa Tourism Region recently partnered with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to provide training throughout...

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