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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)
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

October 26, 2016

Wapello County is currently accepting applications for a part time NEST Program Assistant.

October 11, 2016

Early Childhood professionals have access to cost effective and convenient online learning. 

September 12, 2016

Fall 2016 Commercial Pesticide Applicators Recertification Schedule

August 24, 2016

2016-2017 ServSafe Classes

May 6, 2016

Learn more about food preservation through online lessons and hands-on workshops providing the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations. It is a great opportunity for anyone age 18 years or older interested in learning safe food preservation techniques.

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