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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Franklin County

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County News

February 6, 2018

Check out the upcoming Commercial Pesticide Applicator Trainings to be held at Franklin County Extension!

February 1, 2018

Start to Farm Beginning Farmer Workshops  focusing on strategic planning and business planning will be held on Wednesday  Feb. 7 and Feb.28  from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the 4H Learning Center at the North Iowa Fairgrounds 3700 4th St. SW in Mason City.

September 20, 2017

Join us at our monthly technology meetings now happening in Hampton and Sheffield.

August 3, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers educational resources to reduce the personal impact of natural disasters by working in partnership with the local, state and federal agencies.

February 15, 2017

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



Franklin County Ag News Today - Ag news for north central Iowa
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

Summit: Youth Share Stories for Social Justice

Iowa youth shared their stories about social justice during a youth summit focused on service and honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Difficult conversations led to friendship and determination to work together for a better future and a better Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach’s 4-H program was a sponsor of the event.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

February 21, 2018 04:35 PM

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