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Disaster Recovery Website - resources for 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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February 20, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach in Franklin County is looking for a School Garden AmeriCorps Service Member.  Employment dates are ASAP through November 30, 2019. This position is open and would begin as soon as hired person is available.

February 7, 2019

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

January 12, 2019

The council is the county governing body of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

November 20, 2018

The large calendar grid offers space to create a gardening journal to record the progress of your own garden. Refer to the monthly tips that provide timely cultural information for fruits and vegetables, lawn care recommendations, tree and shrub guidance, and other information. It is now available.

Elderly man with cane
November 14, 2018
This highly interactive three-session program is designed to help participants recognize the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease (PD), to understand what causes PD, and how treatments work. The program will also describe what therapeutic activities can be done in the home.
Each 45-minute session will be led by ISU Extension and Outreach Field Specialist, Brenda Schmitt,  who is a trained class leader.

 

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

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

What Do We Do? We Serve All Iowans

Watch what happens when we invite some ISU Extension and Outreach staff to Hilton Coliseum for a conversation about what they really do. As they ask each other questions, they reach one conclusion: We serve all Iowans.  

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