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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Franklin County

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County News

May 14, 2019

The summer educational program, Clover Kids, for all Franklin County school age children who have completed Kindergarten through 3rd grades will begin soon in the four communities of Geneva, Hampton, Latimer, and Sheffield.  Also check out another camp opportunity.

May 13, 2019

Resources for the new 4-H club financial policy.

April 29, 2019

The Community Tree Steward program, a six-session workshop, will be held in Iowa Falls on Thursday evenings, May 16 to June 20, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Hardin County ISU Extension.  The program is provided by Iowa State University Forestry Extension and is being sponsored by Hardin County ISU Extension, DNR District 3 Forestry and Hardin County Conservation. 

April 18, 2019

Do you help take care of an adult with chronic conditions? If so, you are not alone. Over 43.5 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or an intermittent basis.

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 
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
Ag News Today - Ag information and resources for north central Iowa
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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