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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.

Starting January 1, 2017...We will begin having a Manure and Commercial Pesticide Applicators Reshow Policy. 
Manure Applicators Reshow Policy:
We offer to reshow the Manure Programs on 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month (except July, November, and December-the program will not be shown these 3 months). Commercial Manure (3 hours in length) will be shown at 9:00 a.m. and Confinement Manure (2 hours in length) will be shown at 1:30 p.m.  You must call and register at least a day ahead of time.  If we have no one register, neither program will be shown.  Please contact the Wapello County Extension office at 641.682.5491 or e-mail xwapello@iastate.edu. 
 
Commercial Pesticide Applicators Reshow Policy:
All the commercial recertification courses will be shown on their original scheudled date and time. If you are unable to attend the original scheduled date and time, you will be able to attend a scheduled reshow date. Reshows will not be shown in July, or anytime after December 15. You must call and register at least a day ahead of time. If we have no one register, the program will not be shown. Please contact the Wapello County Extension office at 641.682.5491 or email xwapello@iastate.edu. 
Commercial Pesticide Reshow schedule is as follows:
Commercial Ag Weed, Insect & Plant Disease Managment
1st Friday of each month at 9:00 AM (March-December)
Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators
1st Friday of each month at 1:30 PM (April-December)
Seed Treatment
1st Monday of each month at 9:00 AM (March-December)
Certified Handlers
1st Monday of each month at 1:30 PM (April-December)
Aquatic, Forest, and Right of Way Pest Management
1st Tuesday of each month at 9:00 AM (November & December)
Mosquito/Public Health Pest Managment
1st Tuesday of each month at 1:30 PM (November & December)
Fumigation
1st Wednesday of each month at 9:00 AM (December only)
Pest Control Operators
Will be shown its original date in December and once more in December. The second Thursday of the month at 9:00 AM. 

County News

November 30, 2016
The holiday can bring changes in schedules, additional tasks, unrealistic expectations and much more.  It is the season to be jolly but adding this stress to what is already happening can be overwhelming.  What is a person to do?
November 22, 2016

Wapello County Currently has a job opening! 

November 9, 2016

All proceeds go toward the growth of the new 4-H Expo Grounds and youth development programs. 

November 8, 2016

As the holidays approach, we are all thinking about spending time with family and enjoying delicious food.  During this time, it is also important to consider the importance of keeping food safe to eat so our family and friends stay healthy during the holidays.

November 1, 2016

Outlook for 2017 in grain and livestock for producers and ag-business professionals. 

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