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County News

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.

October 12, 2015

4-H Re-enrollment Online is easy--See how!  All new enrollments must be turned in on paper form only to your leader or the Extension Office.  If you need assistance please contact your club leader or Jackie Dohlman at the Extension Office, 641-456-4811.

October 12, 2015

Commercial and Confinement manure applicator certification trainings are offered at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Franklin County. 

October 12, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Franklin County has scheduled 2 private pesticide applicator training dates:  December 17, 2015 and February 4, 2016.   This is one way to renew your certification by attending a training each of the three years during the renewal cycle.  For questions or more information call 641-456-4811. 

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. 


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November 19, 2015 01:41 PM

The final session in a three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Dec. 14. The event will focus on...

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