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County News

November 11, 2020

With the increasing COVID cases in our area we will be limiting visitors to our office.  We are still here to serve you, but ask that you call ahead to determine the safest way to meet your needs, 641-456-4811.  As always, our drop box is availble 24 hours in the entryway.

Many of our resources can be found online at our website

Stay healthy and be well!

January 21, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a free “Mental Health Resiliency” Virtual Lunch and Learn meeting from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4. All are invited but pre-registration is required.

January 21, 2021

Here are upcoming Commercial Pesticide Applicator Trainings being held at Franklin County Extension.  Limited seating.  Pre-registration and masks are required.  

January 18, 2021

Learn about farm bill options and decisions in an educational series presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

January 12, 2021

Online workshops designed to provide tools you need to take care of yourself.



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

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