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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Franklin County

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Franklin County 2021 Stakeholders Report

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

"Disaster Recovery" and "Finding Answers Now" - great resources for unexpected events

Soil Samples & Testing - find your answers here

Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic -  find your answers here





County News

August 8, 2022

9 A.M. - 12:30 P.M., 310 S. Main Street, Kanawha, Iowa

August 3, 2022

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Franklin County is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on Tuesday, August 23, at 7:00 P.M. to address questions that landowners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland leasing.

July 18, 2022

Join us for a morning of creative painting. Learn three unique and messy painting techniques. After two hours, you will leave our workshop with three different completed paint projects. You won't want to miss it! Join us in Ackley, Latimer, Sheffield, or Hampton!

June 13, 2022

The goal of the Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) is to provide educational information throughout Iowa on the safe and effective use of pesticides.

June 3, 2022

Butler and Franklin Counties are joining together to offer the Iowa Master Gardener Program FALL Hybrid Training August 22 - October 28



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

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Youth Test Skills, Learn about Wildlife Habitat

The Wildlife Habitat Education Program offers young Iowans hands-on environmental education. They learn about the importance of conservation management and how to be stewards of the land. Youth also have an opportunity to test their wildlife knowledge in friendly competition in state and national contests.

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