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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Wapello County

Wapello County Extension, in partnership with Iowa State University, provides education and information to help the people of Wapello County become the best they can be. We believe in quality, access, diversity, and accountability. We are dedicated to engagement, entrepreneurship, and local presence. We welcome you to explore our website or stop by our office and see the many ways Extension can serve you.

Upcoming Dates Office will be closed:
September 5 (Labor Day)
November 24-25 (Thanksgiving)
December 23-26 (Christmas)
January 2 (New Years)
Upcoming ServSafe® Manager Certification Class Information

County News

August 24, 2016

2016-2017 ServSafe Classes

August 24, 2016

CRAWFORDSVILLE, Iowa -- Farmers and those who advise farmers about crops will want to attend the annual fall field day at the Iowa State University Southeast Iowa Research Farm near Crawfordsville on September 8, according to Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University (ISU) Extension Field Agronomist. 

August 24, 2016

Interested in knowing the nitrate levels coming out of your tile lines? Mark your calendars to attend the open house hosted by the Cedar Creek Partnership and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on September 2 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. to learn more and receive a free retaiN testing kit that you can use to test the nitrogen in tile water leaving your farm.   

August 15, 2016

As we get ready to start a new school year, parents wonder what they can do to help their children succeed in school. The Dare to Excel monthly newsletters have tips for creating a home environment that promotes learning on several topics.

August 15, 2016

Mark your calendars for the annual Van Buren County Pasture Walk, which is set for September 7th starting at 5:30 p.m., and will be hosted by Jason and Paul Wells from Milton, IA. 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Women Managing Cattle program builds relationships and educates women in the cattle business, focusing on cost of production, marketing strategies and production systems.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

August 25, 2016 09:27 AM

Fall is an excellent time to reap the benefits of home gardens. Produce harvested from personal plots can make for a bountiful feast....

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