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County News

September 1, 2019

Click on the provided links for help in re-enrolling!

July 9, 2019

ServSafe Classes coming up.  Make sure you register 3 weeks before the scheduled class.

July 3, 2019

Curious about what farming in Iowa looks like today versus past years. Survey results for the 2018 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll discuss quality of life and farm financial well-being, rented land and who leads conservation efforts on rented land, and how the use of conservation practices has changed from 2016 to 2018. It also examines farmer attitudes on precision agriculture.

May 13, 2019

Resources for the new 4-H club financial policy.

February 7, 2019

Join us at one of our monthly Technology meetings now happening in Hampton and Sheffield. 

 

Newsletters

4-H Monthly Newsletter - 4-H news for Franklin County
Franklin County Ag News Today - Ag news for north central Iowa
Words on Wellness "WOW" Newsletter  - Your extension connection to nutrition and fitness
NC Iowa Agronomy Connection Newsletter - by Angie Rieck-Hinz, ISU Extension Field Agronomist
Yard, Garden, Horticulture & Home Pest News - filled with articles to help with your yard and garden, current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Specialists
Ag Decision Maker Newsletter - An agricultural economics and business web site

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to Raise Backyard Chickens

7 videos: Raising backyard chickens has many advantages and can be a great addition for your family and home. Learn about what you need, what you need to do, and how to get started.

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