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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Franklin County

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Franklin County 2019 Stakeholders Report

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Disaster Recovery Website - resources for COVID-19, drought, flooding, severe weather, fire and bullying. When events and conditions warrant, additional resources will be added.

"Finding Answers Now" - great resources for unexpected events
 

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March 17, 2020

Our office will be closed to the public until further notice. Staff are still able to take your calls and respond to email. Many of our resources can be found online at our website www.extension.iastate.edu/franklin. If you need to drop something off you may use our drop box or leave it in the entryway. If you need to pick something up please call our office to make arrangements, 641-456-4811.

Stay healthy and be well!

October 12, 2020

The Integrated Crop Management Conference and this winter’s Crop Advantage Series are being replaced withCropsTV, a 10-week program that launches Dec. 1. 

September 30, 2020

Richard Jauron, the most recognizable voice behind the Iowa State University consumer horticulture effort, is retiring after more than 36 years of dedicated service, effective Sept. 30, 2020.

August 22, 2020

Created by the industry for the industry, the ServSafe food safety training program is one of the industry's strongest educational programs.

August 9, 2020

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 with limited seating. 

 

Newsletters

4-H Monthly Newsletter - 4-H news for Franklin County
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

woodworking for wildlife.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

How to build homes for wildlife

4 videos: Adam Janke, ISU Extension and Outreach wildlife specialist, shows how you can build an Aldo Leopold bench, a bat box, a bird box and a wood duck box. (Then you can sit on your new bench to watch the bats, birds and ducks at their new homes!)

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